Category: Retaining Walls

Upper Holloway Bridge - Cill Beams - North London
17January2017

Cill Beams for Upper Holloway Bridge North London

Shay Murtagh worked on the Upper Holloway Bridge throughout 2016. Over the Christmas and New Year period, Hochtief successfully completed the reconstruction of Upper Holloway Bridge in North London. The project is part of the electrification of the line between Gospel Oak and Barking and will result in an improved service with double the previous

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  • Posted by Sarah Buckley  Posted on 17 Jan 2017  0 Comments
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Beresford Road Bridge - Bridge Beams - Candiff
16November2016

Bridge Beams for Beresford Road Bridge in Cardiff

Shay Murtagh Precast were recently contracted to manufacture and deliver a number of precast concrete units for Beresford Road Bridge upgrade works being undertaken by BAM Nuttall. Beresford Road Bridge, situated in Cardiff City Centre was targeted for refurbishment as part of Network Rail’s Upgrade Plan to electrify the South Wales Mainline. This will result

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  • Posted by Sarah Buckley  Posted on 16 Nov 2016  0 Comments
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retaining wall
11June2013

Retaining Wall at Dudwell Lane

This project consisted of the manufacture of retaining walls to retain an embankment over a railway line at Dudwell Lane, Halifax, where the existing wall section had collapsed. The client was Network Rail and the contractor was AMCO.

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  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh  Posted on 11 Jun 2013  0 Comments
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17May2013

M50 D & C Ltd – M50 Motorway Upgrade

The M50 (Phase 2) PPP Contract comprises the design, construction, operation, maintenance and financing of the upgrade of approximately 24 km of the existing two lane carriage-way to three lane standard; the provision of auxiliary lanes between the M1 and N3 junction and between the N7 and Scholarstown junctions; the major upgrade of the junctions

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  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh  Posted on 17 May 2013  0 Comments
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22March2012

Shay Murtagh Bridge Beams for Lee Drove – W10 Civil Works Project

Shay Murtagh Bridge Beams for Lee Drove This structure contracted Shay Murtagh Precast by Carillion PLC, consisted of the renewal of an existing masonry arch bridge as part of the infrastructure upgrade on Southampton to Basingstoke line by Network Rail. We provided Shay Murtagh bridge beams, among other components for the project. The bridge had

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  • Posted by Robert Fitzsimons  Posted on 22 Mar 2012  0 Comments
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27February2012

Precast Bridge Beams for Sandhills Lane

Shay Murtagh Precast has a long standing working relationship with Birse Rail. Sandhills Lane in Liverpool is a project where as part of a 2011 Christmas possession Birse Rail contracted us to manufacture precast elements for the replacement of an existing steel deck bridge. Shay Murtagh Precast were contacted to provide the precast elements required.  

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precast hex panels
14February2012

Shetland Peat Store – Shetland Islands

Shay Murtagh Precast were awarded the contract to manufacture and deliver precast hex panels for reinforced earth walls in the Shetland Islands. The panels were 150mm thick and each weighed 0.9T. The retaining walls were constructed in two tiers with heights varying between 6 and 9m.The project was completed in two phases and 9000 panels

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  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh  Posted on 14 Feb 2012  0 Comments
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Tyne Tunnel
24February2011

Concrete Retaining Walls for the Tyne Tunnel Project

Late last year Shay Murtagh Precast were awarded the manufacture and supply of over 550 concrete retaining walls by Bouygues Travaux Publics. These precast retaining walls would be required to be assembled on site as part of the escape passage on the northbound tunnel of the New Tyne Crossing project.

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  • Posted by Fintan Moore  Posted on 24 Feb 2011  0 Comments
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Shay Murtagh Precast Ltd.
24February2011

Concrete Retaining Wall for Vicarage Road

Shay Murtagh Precast recently manufactured and supplied a concrete retaining wall and wing wall units to Vicarage Road on behalf of Birse Rail. Shay Murtagh Precast also had design responsibility for these units. The stability checks, particularly sliding were the main design criteria. It was established early on that the use of reinforcement dowels through the wall

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  • Posted by Jim Leavy  Posted on 24 Feb 2011  0 Comments
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