Tensar designed working platforms incorporating TriAx were key to the success of foundation works alongside a railway viaduct at Bermondsey Dive Under in South East London.
Main contractor Skanska required a temporary working platform to support piling equipment capable of passing Network Rail’s rigorous approvals process and enabling construction of foundations for a major new rail junction in Bermondsey.
The working platform comprised layers of site-won granular fill, mechanically stabilised with TriAx® geogrids. The efficient load spread design, validated by Tensar’s 35 years’ experience and extensive full-scale performance testing, shortened the piling platform construction programme, reduced costs and lowered the project’s carbon footprint, compared with conventional working platforms.
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