FlexiArch

The FlexiArch is a patented arch bridge system based on modern precast concrete methods whilst performing like a masonary arch bridge. The system is the result of years of research in the School of Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast, and three years of intense development with Macrete, who have provided the commercial, manufacturing and installation expertise.

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Pleasington Flexi Arch - 14 January 2015

Macrete Ireland Ltd supplied 4 Flexi Arch bridge spans and associated components for installation atPleasington Golf Club Overbridge, Blackburn . The materials were supplied to the main contractor, Story Contracting Ltd, on behalf of Network Rail.

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Ashton Bridge - Jacked Flexi Arch - 18 June 2013

Macrete Ireland Ltd supplied 14 Flexi Arch bridge units for installation at Ashton Bridge, Tameside, Greater Manchester. The units were jacked into place using hydraulic jacks - this is first ever such application of Flexi Arch technology as reinforcement to existing bridge structures.

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Bouthray Bridge Flexi Arch- 07 October 2011

Macrete Ireland Ltd supplied a Flexi Arch bridge system for installation at Bouthray Bridge, just off the A5084 between Water Yeat and Nibthwaite, Cumbria.The Bridge was severely damaged by the heaviest rainfall ever recorded in England during the devastating floods of November 2009.

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Braithwaite Bridge Flexi Arch Installation - 07 October 2011

Macrete Ireland Ltd supplied a Flexi Arch bridge system for installation at Little Braithwaite Bridge, Keswick, Cumbria. The Bridge was severely damaged by the heaviest rainfall ever recorded in England during the devastating floods of November 2009. It was decided that the bridge should be repaired using the Flexiarch System.

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Siddington House Jacked Installation Method - 29 August 2011

Macrete Ireland Ltd were commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council to provide a replacement bridge for Siddington House Bridge on South Cerney Road, south of Cirencester. The existing structure shown below was in a state of despair and was classified as a weak bridge.

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Kildare FlexiArch Installation - 23 June 2008

A selection of photographs showing the installation of a FlexiArch bridge at Cellbridge, Co. Kildare. The bridge was completed on behalf of Barina Construction. The bridge was assembled in 1 day. Backfilling was completed by the contractor.

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