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Retrofitting noise barriers on Tuen Mun Road, Hong Kong

Retrofitting noise barriers on Tuen Mun Road, Hong Kong

Tuen Mun Road is a major expressway which links the coastal city of Tuen Mun in the north west of Hong Kong’s New Territories to Tsuen Wan just north west of Kowloon. Built in 1977, the heavily trafficked road is part of Hong Kong's Route 9, which circumnavigates the New Territories and passes right through the centre of Tuen Mun.

 

Road P2, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

Road P2, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong

Road P2 of the Tseung Kwan O–Lam Tin Tunnel project in Hong Kong is a vital link in the 11.9 km long Route 6 planned between west Kowloon and the Tseung Kwan O development area to the east.

 

Selkirk flood protection scheme, Scotland

Selkirk flood protection scheme, Scotland

Selkirk is an old wool mill town on the banks of Ettrick Water, which is a major tributary of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders. Following a long history of flooding, a £32 million NEC-procured scheme now provides protection to 595 properties from up to 1-in-500 years floods.

 

The Oculus, University of Warwick, UK

The Oculus, University of Warwick, UK

The Oculus is a new flagship teaching and learning building for nearly 1400 students at the University of Warwick’s central campus near Coventry.

 

Tower Bridge bascule re-decking and approach viaduct waterproofing, London, UK

Tower Bridge bascule re-decking and approach viaduct waterproofing, London, UK

The decks and approach viaducts of the iconic grade 1 listed Tower Bridge in central London, UK have been extensively refurbished under an NEC works contract. Built in 1894, the 244 m long crossing of the River Thames now carries around 40,000 people and 21,000 vehicles a day, resulting in the need to renovate its timber decking installed in 1970.

 

Transport for London structures and tunnels investment programme, UK

Transport for London structures and tunnels investment programme, UK

Transport for London’s NEC-procured structures and tunnels investment programme (STIP1) aims to replace, strengthen and refurbish key bridges, tunnels and other structures throughout the capital.

 

Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, Pwllheli, Wales, UK

Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, Pwllheli, Wales, UK

‘Plas Heli’ on the southern coast of the Llyn Peninsula in Gwynedd, north-west Wales is home to the Welsh National Sailing Academy and a major events centre.

 

British Airways i360, Brighton, UK

British Airways i360, Brighton, UK

Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, officially opened the £46 million NEC-procured British Airways i360 tourist attraction in Brighton, UK in October 2016. The 162 m tall structure is the world’s first vertical cable car, the tallest moving observation tower and the most slender tower ever built. ‘Flights’ on the 18 m diameter glass observation pod carry up to 200 passengers up and down the 3.9 m diameter steel tower every half hour.

 
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