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Hungerford Road Bridge – Opens 3 weeks ahead of schedule

  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh
  • 27 Apr 2017
Shay Murtagh Precast were contracted by J Murphy & Sons on their project as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan. The plan which is to deliver a better, more reliable railway service for more than four million passengers that travel by train each day. The upgrade of the Hungerford Road bridge is part of
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Chelmer Viaduct

  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh
  • 07 Mar 2017
The Chelmer Viaduct project is a £28m investment by Chelmsford City Council to increase capacity along the viaduct, reducing congestion and making the road safer. This involved the demolition of the existing viaduct, construction of a new viaduct, building 3 lanes of carriageway, a shared footpath and cycleway. The bridge itself was made of steel
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Whitley Junction – Costain

  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh
  • 03 Feb 2017
Shay Murtagh Precast were contracted by Costain to be their supplier for all precast units on the complex Whitley Junction Improvement works in Coventry. Costain carried out the works for Coventry City Council to remodel the junction on the A444, one of the busiest routes in Coventry. The project was undertaken to improve traffic flow
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Ordsall Chord – Northern Hub

  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh
  • 02 Feb 2017
Shay Murtagh Precast recently manufactured and delivered precast under ringing arches, bridge beams and cill units for the Ordsall Chord works being undertaken by the Skanska BAM JV on behalf of Network Rail. The project involves widening and refurbishment of existing Victorian viaducts and grade 1 listed structures along with the new structural steel and
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Chorley Wastewater Treatment Works

  • Posted by Sarah Buckley
  • 24 Jan 2017
Shay Murtagh were recently contracted to design, manufacture, deliver and install three Final Settlement Tanks by C2V+, aCH2M and VolkerStevin joint venture, as part of upgrading the Wastewater Treatment Works in Chorley. Our technical design team completed drawings and 3D renderings for each of the tanks for C2V+ approval. Shay Murtagh Precast manufactured wall panels
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Government Sports Capital Programme

  • Posted by Sarah Buckley
  • 23 Jan 2017
Online applications are now being accepted for the Sports Capital Programme. €30m has been made available by the government to develop sports infrastructure around the country. The programme funds a wide range of sports facilities including elements such as training walls which are part of the Shay Murtagh product listing. Shay Murtagh Sport Walls are
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Upper Holloway Bridge

  • Posted by Sarah Buckley
  • 17 Jan 2017
Over the Christmas and New Year period, Hochtief successfully completed the reconstruction of Upper Holloway Road Bridge in North London. The project is part of the electrification of the line between Gospel Oak and Barking and will result in an improved service with double the previous capacity. Despite the strict timeframe, the installation team worked
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Hucknall Overbridge

  • Posted by Sarah Buckley
  • 06 Dec 2016
Shay Murtagh Precast recently completed a project for AMCO Rail to design, manufacture and deliver a number of precast concrete units for the Station Road Bridge reconstruction works in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. The bridge was upgraded as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan to deliver reliable infrastructure to the British public. Shay Murtagh manufactured a
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OBC206 – Irish Rail

  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh
  • 30 Nov 2016
Shay Murtagh were recently contracted by Irish Rail to manufacture and deliver a number of precast concrete bridge components for upgrade works on the Dublin to Cork line. The original bridge had fallen into disrepair and needed to be replaced with the new structure, OBC206. Shay Murtagh Precast manufactured the following units: 2 Type A
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