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Bridge Over The River Suir At The Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
Office of Public Works
Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
Contract Value: €
TOBIN Consulting Engineers
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