Tag : Ferrymead Bridge

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A day at Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Estuary

Charles Fairbairn
Repairing and widening the roads around Christchurch’s iconic Avon-Heathcote Estuary posed many interesting challenges, not all of them anticipated, as CHRIS MACANN explains. FOR MANY,
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The Ferrymead Bridge: A classic lesson in bridge repiling

Charles Fairbairn
The piles on Christchurch’s Ferrymead Bridge would never survive a decent earthquake, the experts said – and then one arrived and proved them right. Hugh