A major bridge repair project undertaken by Freyssinet Ltd on St. George’s Bridge in Doncaster has been completed ahead of schedule.
The A19 bridge, which was built in 2001, is the northern gateway in and out of the town and caters for 44,000 vehicle movements per day.
Assessment by Doncaster Council indicated that carriageway refurbishment and essential safety repairs were required to replace deteriorating bridge expansion joints.
Utilising the latest in engineering technology, Freyssinet Ltd installed modern expansion joints with an extensive lifespan, ensuring future maintenance on the bridge will be minimised.
Doncaster councillor Joe Blackham, cabinet member for transportation, said: “We have been pleased with the work Freyssinet carried out in what was a complex and major project. The work progressed smoothly and was completed in time for Doncaster’s St Leger Festival Week – the biggest event in the borough’s calendar.”
“These improvements have made our road network more resilient. The high quality bridge joints will have an extensive lifespan which should avoid the need for repairs for the foreseeable future.”
Freyssinet Ltd has been at the forefront of technology, design, build and installation for projects large and small since 1950. With origins in bridge construction, repairs and the manufacture of bearings, the company is able to provide unparalleled knowledge, expertise and the latest innovative products for the protection and strengthening of structures.
Keen invest in the region, Freyssinet has recently opened a Sheffield office at Thorncliffe Business Park. The northern expansion will build on existing strong links and create new jobs in the area.