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Merrywalks Bridge Bulletin No. 43

The steel reinforcement for the south east towpath wall has been fixed. See picture left.

The concrete base was poured on Thursday.

Progress has also been made with the south west towpath wall. See picture right.












The excavation works have been completed and made ready to lay blinding concrete later on Thursday. 

Fixing of the base steel reinforcement should commence next week. The concrete finishing inside the bridge has also been ongoing this week.


This picture was taken by CCT’s Mike Gallagher.

It shows a hive of on site activity.

Pallets of bricks can be seen on the bridge deck.

A bucket of ballast is prepared for the infill. 

The incline of the carriageway over the bridge becomes more obvious.



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