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SWH Civils complete Collard Bridge in North Devon

Posted by on February 05, 2015 in Civil Engineering

SWH Civils has completed a new structure, built to replace a Grade Two Listed bridge in North Devon which washed away in winter floods in late 2012.

Collard Bridge at Snapper, near Barnstaple, is part of Devon County Council’s latest “legacy” funded projects to replace or repair structures damaged during the storms of 2012/13.

The new £380,000 structure, which uses concrete beams supported by reinforced concrete piled abutments, has been designed to improve resilience in future flood events.

Councillor Stuart Hughes, Devon County Council Cabinet member for Highway Management and Flood Prevention, said, “This new bridge re-connects a vital link for the local...