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Jul272013
The Hatea River Crossing, which is locally known as Te Matau a Pohe, has been officially launched today by local MP Phil Heatley. The pioneering bascule bridge which opened to both cars and pedestrians last month has been launched with the aim of easing traffic congestion around the city of Whangarei. Eadon Consulting, along with a group of specialised contractors, have been instrumental in the design… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

Apr 52012
The Twin Sails Bridge, Poole Harbour has officially opened to vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists on the 4th April. Hochtief (UK) handed the bridge over to the Borough of Poole on Tuesday the 3rd April. A celebration of the bridge was held on the 9th March during which time the bridge was officially crossed by The Mayor of Poole, Cllr Graham Wilson. The bridge was also visited by the Princess Royal… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges, Ports & Harbours

Nov 12010
The new Riverdale swing bridge in Northwich is nearing completion; the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems are installed and have been commissioned ready for hand over to the client once the rest of the works are complete. Eadon carried out the detailed design of the counterweight lifting mechanism, tail wheels and horizontal pivots for this unusual footbridge.  For more information regarding… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

Aug192010
The Riversdale Swing Bridge project has taken a step closer to completion. Some of the main mechanical pieces of equipment have been fabricated and are awaiting the application of the surface protection system.  Eadon were appointed by Movetech UK to carry out the design of the mechanical equipment associated with a counter weight lifting mechanism, the tail wheels and track and the horizontal bearings… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

May192010
Eadon are pleased to confirm the recent news that HOCHTIEF UK have been successful with their tender for the construction of the Twin Sails Bridge, Poole, Dorset. The Twin Sails project involves the construction of a second bridge in Poole Harbour, the crossing will have a moving section in the form of two bascule (lifting) spans in the middle to allow for the passage of boats. The suggestion of a… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

Feb 42010
After being out of commission for approximately 4 months, the Bristol Dock Junction Lock Swing Bridge refurbishment project took a significant step forward last weekend. Operating the systems manual hydraulic controls, the bridge was successfully slewed across the lock in creep speed for the first time since last October. Eadon Consulting, working as sub-consultant for Atkins, designed the new mechanical… Read More...

Posted in: Bridges, Movable Bridges, Moving Bridges

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