Camps Viaduct and Almondell Bridge Refurbishment

About This Project

Job:       Camps Viaduct and Almondell Bridge Refurbishment – West Lothian
Client:   West Lothian Council
Dates:   August – October 2015

iBEX successfully tendered for the refurbishment of this 9 span former railway viaduct, built in 1885, standing 25m high and spanning 120m over the River Almond.

  • Public access had to be maintained at all times over the viaduct, together with bat and badger license requirements
  • Our highly skilled team began extensive vegetation removal from the structure
  • Once mortar joints were exposed, we were able to rake out and re-point using lime mortar
  • Replacing heavily corroded balustrading and surface preparation and painting of existing balustrading
  • iBEX also laid 500m2 of new Ultitrec surfacing to the bridge deck and renewed the drainage system
  • Flexibility and close communication with the client were essential to the success of this project, constant budget spend re-evaluation meant the project was delivered on time and to budget to a very satisfied client