Corporation Road Bridge

  • Project Type: Heritage Structures
  • Client: Taziker / North East Lincolnshire Council
  • Location: Grimsby, UK
  • Date: June 2021 – August 2021

About this Project

The Corporation Bridge is a Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge over the Old Dock (Alexandra Dock) in Grimsby. The current vertical swing bridge was built in 1925.

ECSL were contracted to undertake site investigation specifically relating to the jacking of the bridge structure to facilitate bearing replacements.

Whilst on site a series of materials identification exercises were undertaken to satisfy the project team that conservation principals were being followed.

Roles and Responsibility

ECSL were responsible for leading both the site and office-based activities including subcontracting Vertex Access Solutions to undertake difficult access surveys of the pier and abutment bearing locations.


    • Structure Assessment
    • Structure Inspection
    • Asset Management Advice
    • Design of temporary works

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