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Merrywalks Bridge Bulletin No. 39

An update from Nigel Edgeworth – Five big steps forward this week! The bridge deck has been concreted   The formwork is being removed   The eastern parapet wall is nearing completion (see picture left)   Work is continuing on the wingwalls (see picture right)   Backfilling of the void between the earthworks and bridge structure […]

Restoration Update from Stroud District Council

Comprehensive Restoration Update A detailed update on the canal restoration was published on Monday 14th February on the SDC website. The update mentions details of a new contract to construct three bridges between Stonehouse and Stroud. It also includes a reference to the public consultation in respect of Brimscombe Port, work undertaken by Cotswold Canals […]

Merrywalks Bridge Bulletin No. 38

Merrywalks Bridge Update from Nigel Edgeworth The concrete pour for the deck took place on Monday. One hundred & sixty cubic metres of concrete were poured during a six-hour period.  This is a major step forward in the construction of the bridge. Subject to the concrete having attained the required strength the shuttering and false […]