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Hungerford footbridge

Piling is under way for the new Hungerford footbridge across the River Thames in central London. The £26M bridge is being built by a Costain/Norwest Holst joint venture. About 50, up to 1.6m diameter bored piles are being installed up to 40m into the river bed from a Taylor Woodrow jack-up barge. More than 50 smaller piles will form temporary works and a casting yard for the six span precast, prestressed concrete launched decks. Design and construction methods had to be vetted ...

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