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Contractor Galliford Eastern beat the clock in Bishops Stortford when it was given just 50 hours to replace part of a road bridge. The job was completed in 48 hours and 30 minutes, despite the old brick work proving harder than expected to remove.A 74 tonne replacement bridge deck was cast over six weeks on a nearby site and lifted into place using an 800 tonne Leibherr LTN1800 crane. The company said this method of bridge replacement had been used only once before in Britain.Hertfordshire ...

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