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Loxwood Bridge Construction - 7


C J Thorne Co Ltd., the constructor of the Loxwood Bridge, has now completed the project and left the site. The area remains a construction site and for this reason the public is not allowed on the site at any time. Burras, the piling contractor is now on site and will start piling on Monday Sep. 29, 2008.

view under bridge
July 26, 2008 - Under the bridge, looking west. Excavation by the bridge contractor is now complete. The floor or invert will be cast this week. The line of towpath supports will end at the exposed pile in the upper centre of the picture.
(Photo: Richard Emsley)XX

panoramic bridge view
July 26, 2008 - A composite picture of the towpath under the eastern side of the bridge.
(Photo: Richard Emsley)

towpath support pillars
July 18, 2008 - The support pillars for the towpath under the bridge and the formwork in place for the towpath supporting wall outside the eastern edge of the bridge.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

concreting keb stones
July 18, 2008 - The kerb stones concreted in place and the footpath concreted to the edge of the bridge on the west side.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

waterproofing decking
July 14, 2008 - The waterproofing coating being applied to the west side bridge decking.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

moving shuttering
July 14, 2008 - Moving the shuttering used for the lower part of the wall at the eastern end of the bridge.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

northeast lower wall
July 11, 2008 - North east wall with the lower formwork removed.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

formwork SE wall
July 11, 2008 - The formwork in place for the first towpath support pillar and south east lower wall.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

west invert
July 7, 2008 - The east side base or invert after the concrete pour. The line of rods in the centre are for the supports for the towpath.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

west deck pour
July 4, 2008 - The west side road deck being poured.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

west walls south side
June 30, 2008 - Fitting the seals between the beams to prevent the poured concrete running through the gaps.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

bridge beam lowering
June 30, 2008 - The final pre-cast beam being lowered.
(Photo: Eric Walker)

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