46A Village Farm Ind. Estate
Pyle, Bridgend, CF33 6BP
T 01656 745838
F 01656 740596
ISO 9001-2008 ISO 14001-2004

Brynmenyn Weir Refurbishment

Scheme was part of the 'Salmon for tomorrow fish passage' works and consisted of refurbishing the existing Brynmenyn Weir.

McCarthy's Role

Main contractor on site carrying out/completing all physical works as per the construction details: -

  • Install anti siltation measure's downstream of the proposed works
  • Construct rip rap causeway in river to access weir
  • Divert river on to one half of its width, this was achieved through the use of 1 tonne sand bags, polythene and precast concrete road barriers. The arrangement would require to be switched over when one half of the weir was completed
  • Scabble down the existing concrete weir structure, to provide enough depth for the new arrangement to be cast on top
  • Remove existing weir plate and affix new plate
  • Complete all mesh and bent bar reinforcement including dowelling
  • Erect formwork and pour concrete to profiles and levels as required
  • Install Eel pass to outskirts of weir against existing sheet piles

Client Environment Agency
Principal Contractor Dyer & Butler
Main Contractor McCarthy's
Principal Designer Arup
Contract Period 6 weeks

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