17 October: Another early start as repair work on Kelston Road streams ahead

Another early start as repair work on Kelston Road streams ahead

14 October: It may be wet and muddy on site but the work is continuing regardless. We aim to complete the first row of piles by the weekend to mark another key milestone in the project. As a result of building a properly engineered, stone built platform for the rigs we are able to continue to work through inclement weather and minimise the risk of weather-related delays.

Kelston in the rain

1 October: WASPS children with Cllr Caroline Roberts and Simon White of Skanska 

WASPS children with Cllr Caroline Roberts and Simon White of Skanska.

1 October: WASPS children watch the pilling drill with the Kelston Road team

WASPS children watch the pilling drill with the Kelston Road team

26 September: Drilling the piling holes

Drilling the piling holes

26 September: Positioning the concrete pile

 Positioning the concrete pile

26 September: Lowering the concrete pile into place

Lowering the concrete pile in place

26 September: Reinforcing steel arriving on site this morning and being off-loaded by crane

Reinforcing steel arriving on time this morning and being off-loaded by the crane

26 September: Drilling rig has been moved into position and is up and running

Drilling rig has been moved into position and is up and running

10 September: Installing a platform on top of the "benches" that will support the equipment needed to bore the concrete piles for the permanent repair

Excavators cut a series of steps into hillside below the road

Installing platform on top of "benches" to support drilling rig

15 August: Excavators cutting a series of steps (known as benches) into the hillside below the road

Kelston Road repairs 15 Aug 1

15 August: More "bench" cutting

Kelston Road repairs 15 Aug 2

15 August: Platforms cut to support the equipment needed to bore the piles into the ground for the permanent repair. 

Kelston Road repairs 15 Aug 3

Delivery of stone to site

Stone delivery 1

Temporary haul road being constructed

 temporary haul road being constructed

Topsoil being stripped and stored for reuse 

Kelston Road topsoil being stripped and stored for reuse

Site clearance in the area where we will be building stone platforms for the drilling rigs

Kelston Road site clearance in the area where will be building stone platforms for the drilling rigs

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