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Bridge Refurbishment

PCR have applied their High Level expertise to undertake many prestigious bridge repair and refurbishment projects throughout the UK.

These include:-

  • Replacement of Runway Beams to Erskine Bridge near Glasgow
  • Repairs to historic Northern Outfall Sewer Bridges for Thames Water, East London
  • Refurbishment of the iconic Transporter Bridge, Teesside
  • Renewal of Rail Bridge structures during 58-hour possessions
  • Refurbishment of Masonry and Heritage Stone Viaducts
  • Strengthening repairs to the Royal Border Bridge in Berwick upon Tweed
  • Refurbishment of Redundant Viaducts
  • Structural Repairs of Steel bridges including surface preparation and application of industrial coatings
  • Replacement of failed Bridge Bearingís notably the Thelwall Viaduct M6, where PCR were the specialist sub contractor working with the main contractor JMCL installing the structural steelwork required to support the new bearings
  • Strengthening of Irwell Viaduct, M60
  • Installation and modification of Matrix Gantries to M60
  • Installing Bridge support steelwork for Wigmore Viaduct, M5
  • Repairs and painting of East Lancashire Railway Bridge in Bury
  • Repairs to a number of bridges for North Yorkshire County Council through our Framework Agreement

Within our in-house team we employ Scaffolders, Riggers, Platers, Welders, Bricklayers, rivet removers, safety boat operatives and other 

General Operatives who undertake.

  • Structural steel replacement and Steel Member replacement
  • Repairs to handrails and parapets.
  • Rivet removal and replacement with TCB's and HSFG bolts.
  • Removal of rail timber decks and replacement with new steel decks
  • Waterproof decking
  • Erection of suspended scaffolding and purpose made suspension platforms
  • Installation of artificial stone (Bagrat)
  • Installation of tie bars & Cintec Harke anchors
  • Shot blasting & painting including sponge blasting
  • Masonry block renewal
  • Grouting voids and fissures using foamed concrete
  • Bat Surveys
  • Masonry re-pointing
  • Provision of hydraulic work platforms