LOCATION AND BRIDGE DETAILS:
Elton Vale Bleach Works Footbridge No.1 is located off Holcombe Avenue/Elton Vale Road within a residential area of Bury and carries Public Footpath no.147 over a dip in ground levels and an open drainage channel.
The Footbridge is a five span steel structure with an overall span of approximately 47m, an overall width 2.15m and is supported by steel piers and concrete bank seats.
DESCRIPTION OF WORKS:
The scheme comprises of:
Encapsulating the superstructure including all associated scaffolding works (all temporary access and supports must be independent of the structure).
Replacing existing parapets.
Take up existing deck plates, abrasive blast clean, apply coatings and re-fix.
Abrasive blast cleaning of existing superstructure and substructure to footbridge.
Painting of the existing superstructure and substructure to footbridge.
Painting of parapets.
Surfacing (macadam and setts) and edgings to approaches.
Provision of handrails to approaches