River Suir Bridge

Bridge Over The River Suir At The Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

The Contract involved the repair and painting of the Swiss Cottage Bridge. The total span of the bridge is 37.5 m long between buttresses and 3.95 wide between arches. Scope of works included:

  • Temporary Specialist Scaffolding over River
  • Removal of the existing composite steel / concrete deck.
  • Removal of 9no cross tie channels (305 x 89 x 41.69)
  • Installation of 9no 250 x 250 x 10 SHS and pre-cast slabs covered with an in-situ screed.
  • Existing bearings underpinned and replaced with 6no elastomeric bearings per end bearing.
  • Shot Blast Entire Bridge
  • Repaint Entire Bridge

Client

Office of Public Works

Client Representives

TOBIN Consulting Engineers

Date

May 2007 – August 2007

Contract Value

? 240 000

Location

Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Date

January 19, 2021

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