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BCIA Awards: Civil celebrations

NCE’s countdown to the BCI Awards 2010 continues with the civil engineering award for projects valued between £3M and £50M.

  • Forth Road Bridge - Main Cable Project, Scotland

The 2.5km long steel suspension bridge is now protected from corrosion with new elastomeric wrap and a dehumidification system.

Commissioning Authority Forth Estuary Transport Authority
Principal Designer Aecom
Principal Contractor C Spencer

  • Three Mills Lock & Water Control Structures, London

The new mechanically operated fish belly and sector gates allow for large construction barges to traverse the river rather than transporting building materials via land.
Commissioning Authority British Waterways

Principal Architect Clague Architects
Principal Designer Tony Gee & Partners
Principal Contractor VolkerStevin

  • A34 Wolvercote Viaduct Replacement, Oxfordshire

The new wider viaduct facilitates the speedy travel along the A34.

Commissioning Authority Highways Agency
Principal Engineer Jacobs Engineering
Principal Contractor Costain

  • Ashton Wastewater Treatment Works, Greater Manchester

This project upgraded and expanded existing sewage works and operational capacity as well as creating areas for water storage.

Commissioning Authority United Utilities
Principal Architect MWH
Principal Engineer GHA Livigunn
Principal Contractor KMI+

  • A40 Western Avenue Bridges Replacement, London

These two new road bridges carry 100,000 vehicle/day and provide paths for cyclists and pedestrians.

Commissioning Authority Transport for London
Principal Architect Hyder Consulting
Principal Engineer Grimshaw Architects
Principal Contractor Carillion

  • BCDOIP Phase 1, Bristol

Work involved replacing 140-year-old timber lock gates, installaing a new hydraulic operating system, improvements to the swing bridge, and the construction of two new control buildings for the new electrical control system.

Commissioning Authority Bristol City Council
Principal Designer Bam Nuttall
Principal Engineer Gardiner & Theobald
Principal Contractor Bam Nuttall

  • The Awards will be presented at a gala dinner in London on Wednesday 13 October. To book a table go to

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