M74 Raith Bridge, Motherwell
Client: Transport for Scotland
Summary: Concrete Repairs to the Raith Bridge were carried
out in two distinct phases.
Phase 1 involved strengthening of the box girder by the addition
of new steel plates and stiffeners, to support unrestricted normal
vehicle loading over the bridge to current standards
and also increase capacity for abnormal vehicle loads.
Contract value of £1.8m. Sep 2004 - Feb 2006
Phase 2 included remedial work to reconstruct an end abutment
gallery, to replace end ballast walls over the abutment.
Replacement of bridge bearings, re-waterproofing and re-surfacing.
This work was required to counteract cracking and movement of the
existing walls which restricted the expansion and contraction of
the bridge due to temperature. Contract value of £2.2m. March to
During the course of the concrete repairs contract, Nufins
supplied NUCEM CONCRETE (54m3) DECK REPAIR RAPID (21m3)
for deck levelling and deck patch repairs; these polymer-modified
materials allow deck waterproofing membranes to be applied next
Other products supplied include NUGROUT FLOWABLE
CONCRETE, EPICON CRACK INJECTION RESIN
and BRITDEX MDP REPAIR MORTAR.