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Contractor Morgan Vinci has started driving piles into the River Usk at Newport ahead of construction of a temporary support for a bowstring arch bridge. The structure will form part of the £55M privately financed Newport southern distributor road. In all, 16, 1m diameter piles will form part of the temporary support during construction of the 190m span viaduct designed by architect Yee Associates. Faber Maunsell is designing the bridge with the contractor. Construction of the ...

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