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DOWN ON THE FARM: Parkman this week masterminded the positioning of 16 prestressed precast bridge beams as part of a new crossing of the River Roche alongside the M66 near Rochdale in north east Manchester. Each 28m long beam weighs 39t and was swung into position using a 70t mobile crane supplied by lift specialist Baldwins. All were delivered to site under police escort from Accrington-based fabricator CV Buchans. John Mowlem is the design and build contractor for developer Seddon. The finished structure will give access from the motorway to Waterfold Farm, a new office/industrial development also being built by Mowlem. Parkman is designing an additional third motorway lane and slip road for the Highways Agency which will be built under a separate contract.

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