The bridge will be a six-lane toll bridge, 2.3km in length. The towers will rise from 80m to 125m in height
To ease current congestion to local commuters. Crane use limited on site.
Intricate shape of hammerhead with three different sized pylons to be formed
MCCJV - Mersey Civil Contractors Joint Venture comprising of:
FCC Construccion S.A., Kier Infrastructure & Overseas Ltd and Samsung C&T Corporation
Protection from high wind. Health & Safety issues met with platforms.
Unique use of SB Brace Frame as platform and then re-used for the pier tables
Due to crane restrictions on site, the ACS system uses hydraulics so crane time could be used elsewhere.
Regular weekly meetings on site with the contractors and a presentation in the Visitor centre which enabled the local people to understand the project.
ACS to support and provide access to the formwork systems on site and withstands high wind speeds.
VARIO GT24 formwork with SB Brace Frames. SB being used as a platform.