This important project will ensure Evesham Town Centre keeps its vital link across the River Avon. The existing bridge has been slowly deteriorating for more than 60 years, despite regular maintenance work. It is now in a state where it needs to be replaced. The structures are deteriorating making the bridge weak and reducing its carrying capacity.
The new structures will have a design life of 120 years; therefore they will require less maintenance than those which are being replaced. The carriageway over the structures will also be widened to current standards and the footway widths increased providing better and safer access. The carriageway will increase in width from 9.0m to 10.95m. The footways will increase in width from 1.6m to 2.0m.
The Cranes that Hochtief hired to carry out the lifting works for the project where a Hitachi SCX 800HD and a Kobelco CKE 800 on a maximum boom length of 54.9 metres as seen in photo.Back to news