Project: Replacement of Fretherne Bridge - Gloucester & Sharpness Canal


Design, supply, installation and commissioning of a road swing bridge over the Gloucester and Sharpness canal at Fretherne.

This work included:

  • Incorporate British Waterways structural design within a buildable proposal. Design and detailing of fabricated bridge sections, and all associated slew gear and control systems.
  • Fabricate, trial assemble and calibrate bridge deck
  • Complete drive and control systems
  • Install all equipment onsite, on to new civil foundations, within very restricted site environment.

Client: British Waterways - Morrison