New Bridge at Hayle
December 2011 (part 1)
Big drill, waiting for next spell of action
Creating new work area at south end, above the causeway...
Time to go, up the slope to south end
Ready to drill holes for south end piles...
Surveyor with GPS gear
Surveyor checks exact position for first south end pile...
Drilling will soon begin...
Crane brings up steel casing for bore-hole...
A meteorological moment... (aka a rainbow!)
Continuing to build up south end...
South end, from the main road
Drilling begins: dumper truck and small digger wait to empty spoil from skip
The spoil on the corkscrew-type drill will fall off when drill is rotated anti-clockwise
... while digger demolishes some more wall
Digger changing buckets
Spoil spun off into skip..
Steel casing is moved up to hole...
...as the drilling machine sheds its final load of spoil into the skip
The casing is lowered into the hole...
Drilling machine is used to ease the casing down the hole..
Checking the casing is vertical
Foot of December 2011 (part 1)
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