The HS2, N1/ N2 project covers the northern 90km section of Phase 1 of the overall HS2 scheme to provide a new high-speed rail connection between London and the North of England. SB3 are a joint venture incorporating Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering (BBGE) and Bachy Soletanche Ltd (BSL), and are appointed by BBV, (Balfour Beatty/ Vinci JV), to deliver the geotechnical works required along the approximately 90km of route from Leamington Spa to Lichfield.
The works comprises extensive geotechnical works including: Circa. 9km of Diaphragm Walls at 9 individual structures.
• 28No. Secant/ contiguous structures totalling 150,000 lin. m of piling
• Plunge Columns, Tension Piles, Ground Anchors, Soil Nails and Ground Improvement
• 103No. Piled bridges & viaducts. Programme is for commencement of construction works in August 2020, with a duration of circa 4 years to complete.
This is a key infrastructure project and with circa £100m of spend per annum the geotechnical works is a significant element of the works for the project.
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