New Bridge at Hayle
November 2011 (part 1)
Putting up bird netting...
As well as the wall, the bus stop's going too!
Thu 10th Nov
Bird netting complete
Tue 15th Nov
Setting up a big crane...
Fri 18th Nov
A mobile drilling rig will drill holes for the concrete foundation piles of the bridge
Steel frames will act as reinforcing for the concrete piles. (Note also the GPS base set on the steel pile behind.)
Various drill bits and corers, and a cherry picker
Steel casing for shaft holes
More casings, etc
Hole for one of the north end foundation piles...
Lowering casing into hole...
Surveyor checks position of hole by GPS
After the position check, the drill crew prepare to go deeper...
Foot of November 2011 (part 1)
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