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See HS2 bridge on a virtual site visit

9 September 2020

The first bridge to be installed on the HS2 route spans the M42

The Midlands and Eastern Region is organising a number of live virtual site visits for this autumn, starting with HS2: DFMA Bridge Construction hosted by Laing O’Rourke and Murphy. 

The session will include drone footage of the construction phases of the DFMA precast bridge across the M42 – the first permanent bridge to be installed across the HS2 route – built using an innovative SPMT (self-propelled modular transporter) method. It will be followed by a live Q&A session with the senior project manager and members of the team. 

In October Willmott Dixon will host a virtual site visit, including walk through and drone footage, of the University of Warwick Gibbet Hill Campus development. The new building will house a £36m Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Centre and is a great example of offsite manufacture.

Other live webinar topics will include green roofing, delivering net zero carbon, business continuity planning, ground works drainage and quality and Building Regs.