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LIFTING THE LIMIT

Last weekend contractor AW Lewis took advantage of an overnight track possession to lift into place the second of six, 41t corrugated steel arches being used to create a 110m long, twin bore railway tunnel as part of the £31M South Stockton Link project. The tunnels will carry the link road, under construction by Birse for client Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, over the Middlesbrough to Darlington Railway. The 15m span arches are the biggest ever to be used in the UK, and designer ...

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