With an excellent track record and delivery on the Tideway project, JGL were appointed to push 30m of pipe beneath the river Thames using the trenchless tunnelling technique of pipe jacking.
- Thames Tideway
- Main Contractor:
- Ferrovial Laing O'Rourke Joint Venture (FLOJV)
- 14 weeks
- Pipe successfully pushed beneath the river Thames from one side of Vauxhall Bridge to the other, along the South Bank
- Excellent workmanship within the Cofferdam - no spills into the Thames given the close proximity of the works
- Good sound relationship with main contractor - FLOJV and client - Thames Tideway
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With an excellent track record and delivery on the Tideway project, JGL were appointed by the main contractor to push 30m of pipe beneath the river Thames using the trenchless tunnelling technique of pipe jacking.
Due to the works being in such close proximity to the river, an open face pipejack shield was manufactured specifically for the project.
The biggest challenge on this project was the public's exposure to the works due to its location being next to Vauxhall Bridge. Members of the public could physically see down to the pit bottom of the shaft. This was managed carefully by the team with enhanced pedestrian management processes put into place.
Excellent project delivery by the JGL team given the challenges presented. A good sound relationship built with the main contractor and client to ensure all outputs were delivered at the required high standards.
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