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Bishopbriggs Relief Road

Client: Taylor Wimpey

Value: £2.1m

Contract: ICE 5th Edition

Project Description:

Construction of phase three of the five-phase project to build the Bishopbriggs relief road extending from the town's Auchinairn Road to Wester Cleddens Road including construction of a new roundabout at Wester Cleddens Road.

Works Included:

  • Site clearance
  • Cut and fill exercise of approximately 65000m³ to form embankments along new carriageway route and to form new building platform for future housing
  • Placement of approximately 35000t of imported stone
  • New filter drains varying diameters from 150mm Dia – 600mm Dia
  • Installation of kerbing, road gullies and manholes
  • Construction of a new 750 metre section of carriageway and footpath to adoptable standard including asphalt surfacing and road markings
  • Utilities diversions.  Scottish Power overhead cables had to be relocated underground
  • Water main and telecom cabling had to be diverted around the site of new roundabout
  • Installation of new road signs, bollards and pedestrian guardrails
  • Installation of new road lighting columns and Toucan Crossing
  • New post and wire fencing