Hinkley Point C – 278 Works Bridgwater
Client: Laing O’Rourke
Duration: 50 weeks
Dates: July 2017 – July 2018
Form of Contract: NEC Option A with Activity Schedule
- Construction of entrance to HPC Accommodation Campus, including filter lanes from A38
- All works associated with new entrance including service diversions, construction of footpaths, drainage, fencing, street lighting and bellmouth construction
- Installation of attenuation tank
- Extensive traffic management and coordination with campus contractor
MJ Church were employed by Laing O’Rourke as main contractor to deliver all civils works associated with the 278 works for the construction of the new entrance to the accommodation campus.
To accommodate the new junction, MJ Church reconfigured the layout of the A39 Bath Road, altering the way in which residents living opposite the development access their houses and driveways with a new filter lane.
Well-coordinated traffic management was required to ensure safe and continuous traffic moving along this busy stretch of this main road leading into Bridgwater. Pedestrian diversions and safe alternative walkways were also required.
The project included site clearance, service diversions, drainage, installation of a large attenuation tank, construction of footpaths, crossings, islands, fencing, ducting, street lighting, earthworks, top soiling around the new buildings, pavements, kerbing, bellmouths, road surfacing, traffic management, signals and signage.