Culverhouse Cross – Complex Junction

PROJECT OUTLINE Bellway Homes and the Vale of Glamorgan Council jointly identified the need to substantially improve the junction adjacent to the new Bellway Homes development at St Lythans Park, Wenvoe., Walters were appointed to undertake a particularly complex upgrade of a very busy road junction at Culverhouse Cross on the outskirts of Cardiff. Involving […]

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Complex Roundabout Upgrade

PROJECT OUTLINE The notoriously busy roundabout intersection of the A4119 and A473 required upgrading to accommodate nearby development. The improvement works comprised substantial traffic capacity increases to the roundabout approach lanes, adding two lanes to the north and one lane each to the south, east and west approaches. This challenging project was complicated by the […]

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Driving innovation to deliver major highway scheme

Walters began assisting Skanska during 2013 under an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contract to assist them plan, price and develop the earthworks element of this nationally important infrastructure project.

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A history of collaboration and early contractor involvement

In the late 1990’s, a shift away from the traditional form of contracting began in the UK with the implementation of increased input and collaboration from contractors during the design stage of major infrastructure projects.

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Mynydd Bwllfa wind farm construction

Situated high on a mountainside where the Neath and Dare valleys begin in what was the South Wales Coalfield, Mynydd Bwllfa was originally proposed as a 12 mast development, later amended to its current size after consultation with the relevant statutory authorities.

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Bridge Street Bridge, Newport

Working closely with Network Rail Tier 1 Principal Contractor, ABC Electrification, Walters were tasked with removing the reinforced concrete deck from the dilapidated steel structure and all enabling works behind the existing abutments. Following installation of the new bridge structure, Walters were awarded the civils contract to tie the new bridge into the existing infrastructure network at either side.

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