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Connswater Bridge

Bridges | Public Realm | Transportation
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Design ID have been providing Contractor Design services to the D&B Contractor for this large public realm scheme in Belfast. The scheme includes 9km of pedestrian cycleway paths. riverside infrastructure, flood protection and various retaining and bridge structure solutions along the course of the Knock, Loop and Connswater rivers, creating safer, cleaner and greener public space, whilst connecting people and places. Our commission on the project began in November 2015 and included miscellaneous design and consultancy services for the Contactor ranging from; - fibre reinforced concrete pathway design - several kilometres of balustrade - consideration and specification of around 10 wall finishes, for the various landscape architecture themes along the project - design of reconstituted stone finish coping details. - ladders and safety equipment, to allow maintenance access - assistance with revised layouts along desire lines, reducing cost and easing construction issues All designs had to be robust against vandalism, with full compliance with the DMRB and Eurocodes for Client Approval. Simon Lamont & Mark Cassidy worked close together on the project, including Options consideration and feasibility, site investigation and material testing, liaison and management of technical experts, Detailed Design, Works Information specification, consideration of construction sequencing, with technical Site supervision to assist the Contractor. Design ID were also commissioned by the Main Contractor to undertake the Design of an integral 20m long steel footbridge, constructed directly beneath power line infrastructure. The design had to take cognisance of the construction logistics in these difficult circumstances, with foundation design in the challenging alluvial environment. We worked closely with the Contractor and his sub-contractors to ensure the construction was feasible.
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