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Workington bridge rebuild nears milestone

Work to rebuild Workington’s Northside Bridge after its destruction in the 2009 Cumbrian floods will reach a milestone on Monday with the project’s first concrete pour.

Main contractor Birse Civils will pour 131m3 of concrete to form the base for one of the new bridge’s piers. The pour is expected to take around five hours, with roughly 30m3 being poured per hour.

NCE visited the site yesterday, when preparations for the pour were underway. Northside is one of just two road bridges that remain in a state of disrepair after the historic floods. This week marked the two year anniversary of the disaster.

  • Read the full feature on Cumbria’s reconstruction progress in an upcoming issue of NCE.

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