New Bridge at Hayle
January 2012 (part 1)
General view: in the south end trench three of the five piles can be seen, prepared for the next stage of concreting.
All five piles are seen here. The space behind the quay wall has also been concreted.
The rebar will be used to create a framework for the south end bridge support.
More concreting completed on smaller slab at north end
Fri 6th Jan
Steelwork and shuttering around south end piles...
North end: steel work extended
Sheet steel piling, soon to be used north of the north end bridge support block.
Tue 10th Jan
Concrete pump, delivering concrete to south end foundations...
Delivery lorry feeds the pump...
North end: sheet steel piling...
Pile driver in action
Concrete pour moves gradually westwards along the mould.
The pump driver (left) controls his machine with a remote control.
Nearly half-way along...
Concrete pump, with north end piling in the background.
< Top brass watch operations ^ Lorry leaves by KGVMW for another load ^
Fri 13th Jan
North end support block painted with waterproof black paint.
South end concrete foundation block also coated with waterproof black 'paint'...
Foot of January 2012 (part 1)
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