Fatherford Bridge

Mac Plant were asked to undertake the sub-structure works as part of the new Fatherford Bridge scheme in Okehampton.

Devon County Council
Okehampton, Devon
16 weeks

The purpose of the scheme was to prevent pedestrians having to dismount the existing footpath and walk on a busy main road over the road bridge which didn’t have any footways. The new foot / cycle bridge over the railway line spanned 28m and sat on two reinforced concrete abutments / bank seats.

Works included:

  • Excavations and disposal
  • Reinforced concrete abutments / bank seats
  • ‘Odex’ piling
  • Mass embankment make up with structural fill material
  • Surfacing
  • Fencing
  • Landscaping
  •  Construction of new footways to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists