New Bridge at Hayle
January 2012 (part 2)
Friday 13th (cont)
Old iron bridge closed - works on Harbour Office road. Vehicle access is via KGVMW
South end foundations
North end bridge support
North end - more shuttering for further concreting
Pile driver, Harbour Office road
Will be working to reinforce the shoreline and protect the edge of the road.
Some piling in place.
The digger is used as a small crane to move sheet steel piles...
Mon 16th Jan
Digger working by south end harbour wall...
...preparing an access ramp down to the southern pillars.
A strong ebb tide
North end shuttering
Piling continues, just south of the Harbour Office.
Further north, the piles are already in place.
For strength, each pile interlocks with its neighbours.
Checking how far below road level the top of the piling is.
More north end shuttering work.
Thu 19th Jan
Filling in south end excavation...
Southern pillar bases
Big digger joins in...
...spreading infill material...
Foot of January 2012 (part 2)
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