Bridging The Gap

Work continues apace to complete ‘Blythe Bridge’ and ‘The Five Sisters Crossing’ which are the missing links for the Newliston and Almondell circuits (5″/3½ & 7¼”/5″ respectively).  With the good weather holding progress has been made with the steelwork for ‘Blythe Bridge’ and the concrete foundations for ‘The Five Sisters Crossing’. Our Roving Reporters have Read more about Bridging The Gap[…]

The Five Sisters Crossing Et Al

Mark & Phil planned a busy Civil Saturday which would move two projects towards completion. A delivery of Volumetric concrete was arranged and with the weather being reasonable all was set for a productive day.  As ever our Roving Reporter was on site to record the proceedings…… The first job was to cast the abutments Read more about The Five Sisters Crossing Et Al[…]

Further Bridge Progress

After discussing the results of the members consultation on the various bridge design options and taking these comments into consideration,it was agreed that the best way forward was to construct a four-arch bridge on stone piers. A four-section bridge had been mentioned by a few members and it was felt that this would look correct Read more about Further Bridge Progress[…]