Archive for April 2012

26April2012

New Concrete Bridge Beams for Piano Overbridge

At the end of 2011 Shay Murtagh Precast were charged with design, manufacture and delivery of Piano Overbridge Renewal by Birse Rail. Working with Steve and the Birse Rail Team an initial value engineering exercise was carried out by the Shay Murtagh Design Team and a substantial reduction in the number of prestressing strands required

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23April2012

Bridge Beams for Cow Lane Underbridge

As part of a project for Network Rail the Reading Station Area Redevelopment works, Bam Nuttall contracted Shay Murtagh Precast. We supplied the precast in the widening of an existing bridge complete with new precast deck bridge beams – Cow Lane Underbridge.

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21April2012

Northey Gravel Bridge

Shay Murtagh Precast were appointed to manufacture and deliver bridge beams for a new gravel bridge structure, which connects Northey Road to North Bank to the east of Peterborough. Bridge Beam Specifications: This project consisted of the manufacture of: six TY4 interior concrete beams and two TYE4 edge beams, 11m long and had a maximum

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16April2012

Official Launch of Bridge Beam Technical Manual Ed.2

Shay Murtagh Precast in Feb 2011 launched the new Bridge Beam Technical Manual.  This document contained the latest edition of span tables for bridge beam design calculation to Eurocode standards and became an essential tool to engineers. As a result we are delighted to announce that we are launching Edition 2 of the Technical Manual at

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15April2012

Irish Rail OB138 Dublin to Cork Line

Deck width of 3955mm MY3 Beam span 10600mm MY3 Beam weights 5.5T each Parapet weights 4.5T each MY beam & Parapet cast together approx weight 32T 2 No. MY Beams cast together approx weight of 22T with 2 x 100Diameter ducts left extender past the end. There was 3 types of bedstones each dowelled into

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11April2012

Shay Murtagh Precast scoop Infrastructural Award

On 30th March last the annual Irish Concrete Society Awards Evening took place in the Conrad Hotel in Dublin.  Entries ranged from private houses to motorway bridges. The awards recognise excellence in both design and construction in concrete and Shay Murtagh Precast are delighted to receive the winning award under the Infrastructural Category.

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