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Power Line Crossing, Glasgow

Client: Scottish Power
Main Contractor: Interserve
Anchor Installer: Complete Access Ltd

Project Specification:

To protect the vehicles travelling along this section of the busy M73 motorway while essential
maintenance and replacement works were carried out to the overhead power lines a scaffolding
structure carrying a safety net was erected.


The scaffolding towers were erected in the field area beyond the hard shoulder of both carriageways.
To provide support to prevent overturning anchors were installed and secured to the structures.

Anchor System: S85 aluminium alloy anchor c/w 1.5m of 8mm Ø galvanised steel wire tendon, large soft eye, single leg system.

Quantity: 32

Anchor Design Life: 5yrs

Soil Type: Greenfield


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