Category: Retaining Walls


Upper Holloway Bridge

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
  • Posted by Sarah Buckley  Posted on 17 Jan 2017  0 Comments
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Retaining Walls at Dudwell Lane

This project consisted of the manufacture of retaining walls to retain an embankment over a railway line at Dudwell Lane, Halifax, where the existing wall section had collapsed. The client was Network Rail and the contractor was AMCO.
  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh  Posted on 11 Jun 2013  0 Comments
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M50 D & C Ltd – M50 Motorway Upgrade

The M50 (Phase 2) PPP Contract comprises the design, construction, operation, maintenance and financing of the upgrade of approximately 24 km of the existing two lane carriage-way to three lane standard; the provision of auxiliary lanes between the M1 and N3 junction and between the N7 and Scholarstown junctions; the major upgrade of the junctions
  • Posted by Gillian Murtagh  Posted on 17 May 2013  0 Comments
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Concrete Retaining Walls for the Tyne Tunnel Project

Late last year Shay Murtagh Precast were awarded the manufacture and supply of over 550 concrete retaining walls by Bouygues Travaux Publics. These precast retaining walls would be required to be assembled on site as part of the escape passage on the northbound tunnel of the New Tyne Crossing project.
  • Posted by Fintan Moore  Posted on 24 Feb 2011  0 Comments
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Concrete Retaining Walls for Vicarage Road

Shay Murtagh Precast recently manufactured and supplied concrete retaining walls and wing wall units to Vicarage Road on behalf of Birse Rail. Shay Murtagh Precast also had design responsibility for these units. The stability checks, particularly sliding were the main design criteria. It was established early on that the use of reinforcement dowels through the
  • Posted by Jim Leavy  Posted on 24 Feb 2011  0 Comments
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