Utilising the companies Kirow KRC1200 UK rail mounted crane, VolkerRail installed 144 concrete pre-cast box beams for Carillion as part of their Stockley flyover project.
The concrete pre-cast box beamed installed now form the base of the new up airport flyover; over the Great Western Main Line.
Due to the new flyovers location and its closeness to the surrounding urban area, orthodox access methods were difficult. VolkerRail’s Kirow KRC1200 UK Crane was chosen due to its lifting capacity, speed and flexibility in relation to the project requirements and timescales.
Working within tight time constraints, short midweek possessions and in close collaboration with Carillion, VolkerRail erected up to six 17m long, 32tonne beams at an elevation of 6m in a single possession.
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