Ross-on-Wye The Flood Alleviation Scheme Work 2008 22 st February 2008 The Bund
The pipes at the bund have been positioned in the streams to enable a temporary throttle and various bridges to be created.
21 st February 2008 Broadmeadows
These photos show that the work is continuing on the Broadmeadows Caravan park bridge. Shuttering is in place so that the bridge parapets can be added.
The photo below-left shows the concrete being poured into the former to make one of the parapets.
Click here to enlarge Broadmeadows caravan park bridge [Courtesy of Nuttall's] (Click for a larger image) Click here to enlarge Broadmeadows caravan park bridge parapet [Courtesy of Nuttall's] (Click for a larger image) 19 th February 2008 Fiveways
Click here to enlarge Fiveways to Broadmeadows culvert [Courtesy of Nuttall's] (Click for a larger image)
On the Fiveways to Broadmeadows culvert more sections have been added. The concrete is being poured to hold them in place whilst sand bags are used to retain the concrete where it is required.
The removal of the material from the bottom of the falling shaft continues and, as can be seen in the photo, the falling shaft is now around 6m deep.
Click here to enlarge Work continues on the falling shaft [Courtesy of Nuttall's] (Click for a larger image) 1
The brook referred to as the
is actually a unnamed brook that flows from Weston-under-Penyard past Chackley Grove.
It has only recently become referred to as the
and locally it was previously known as
2 Flood Work Hit By Weak Teeth
Ross-on-Wye Journal - Wednesday May 14, 2008
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