Archive for January, 2019
Posted by Helen Douglas on January 22, 2019 in Civil Engineering, Company News
SWH were delighted to see their works at Stover Country Park, just off the A38, featured in an environmental piece on BBC Spotlight News last week.
The Stover Country Park scheme, delivered on behalf of Highways England, aims to prevent pollution from the A38 from contaminating the local watercourse and impacting wildlife at Stover Lake and within the surrounding area.
This £2.1 million scheme involves the construction of a specially designed reed bed system, including the realignment of drainage in the surrounding area to feed into the new lagoons.
Having heard about the scheme, BBC Spotlight originally approached SWH to see if they...
Posted by Helen Douglas on January 20, 2019 in Civil Engineering
SWH has recently commenced works on a £850k drainage remediation scheme on the A38 on behalf of Highways England. The works are taking place between Marley Head and Wrangaton and programmed to run for a period of 7 weeks. The aim behind the scheme is to prevent on going flooding issues that blight the stretch during periods of wet weather.
Works to be undertaken include; drainage improvements, the installation of new gullies and drainage connections in two carriageway crossings, and drainage improvements to the slip roads at either junction.
The works will be taking place under contraflow and a series of...