Works overview: Pontoon Provider was asked to supply floating access for bridge repairs and painting.

Challenges faced:

  • - Night construction
  • - Road closures.
  • - Bridge running at 45 degrees to bank edge.
  • - Steep bank edges.

What we did:

  • - Initial site visit - Established all known areas of work.
  • - Supplied a 250 square meter pontoon that covered the entire underside of the bridge – this design benefited our client in many ways.
  • - Created a walk-on /walk-off system giving workforce safe access on and off the pontoon resulting in no time lost ferrying materials and labour.

RESULTS: A HAPPY WORKFORCE AND A VERY HAPPY CLIENT!

Pontoon Provider pointed out potential hazards in initial site visit, overcame all obstacles with strategy and design ensuring a safe and efficient work environment. As a result the project was a complete success. The underside of the bridge was painted in less time than allocated because of Pontoon Provider’s designs, products, equipment, methodology and assistance. The SIMPLE and SAFE access meant a saving of 32 billable working hours and transfer time from the bank to the underside of the bridge.

 

Equipment used:

  • - Rear mounted Hiab wagon with crane attachment.
  • - 250 square meters of CUBISYSTEM Pontoons.
  • - 6 meter bespoke gangway.
  • - Edge protection.
  • - 2 RYA Certified Operatives

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