Pooley Bridge Temporary Reinstatement

Private, commercial and public-sector clients: a wide range of clients already trust our expertise in project and construction management. This Project is a good example of the rapid response and proactive engagement we can provide to make things happen quickly.

A bridge needed quickly

Project description

An ambitious project to reconnect a community seperated when the masonry arch bridge over the River Eamont collapsed during Storm Desmond in December 2015

  • Rapid mobilisation and programme development
  • Working with stakeholders to obtain necessary consents
  • Diversion of services
  • Design and Construction of temporary works including a cofferdam
  • Construction of reinforced concrete abutments 
  • Co-ordination of modular steel bridge contractor
  • Reconstruction of the carriageway and footpaths
  • Road markings and traffic signs
  • Electrical installation work for traffic signals
  • Landscaping
  • Public relations and stakeholder management



Cumbria County Council

Working as Project Manager for Principal Contractor Story Contracting Ltd





Project budget


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