May News 2019 – Bridges

May has seen our installation teams extremely busy across all 4 corners of the country. We continue to install new sign gantries on the M6 SMART motorways project and are now in the throws of refurbishing 11 No existing gantry structures on the scheme. Below, photos show their removal from site before they are delivered… Read more

April News 2019 – Landmark Bridges

At the Kent Elm Junction in Southend, the local authority decided to hold a design contest for the replacement of the existing bridge.  Nusteel Structures’ design was adopted and after award this was modified to suit the client’s exacting requirements.  The Bow Arch main span is complimented by approach ramps and stairs and finished in… Read more

February News 2019 – Road and Rail

The freezing cold nights of February haven’t deterred us from being busy on the rail and road networks.  We are heavily involved with bridgework supply for most regions of Network rail and this month sees us installing the Lift shafts for an AFA (Access for All) bridge at Ewell West near Epsom. This project consists… Read more

November 2018 news – Close and far

This month, we welcome the appointment of 2 new directors to the board of Nusteel Structures. Jason Reilly is appointed as Compliance Director with responsibilities covering QA, Health and Safety, Human Resources, CE marking and regulatory compliance. Jason has a wealth of experience from the Trading Standards sector and has been fundamental in setting up… Read more

October 2018 News

Whilst keeping ourselves out of trouble on the M6 SMART motorway scheme, we also had time to fit in a nice Weathering Grade beam bridge in Stockport for Osborne Infrastructure.  As with all of our road beam projects, these were fully trial fitted to ensure a seamless site installation.        October has been… Read more

August 2018 News

Over the last few weeks Nusteel have been busy completing the finishing touches to the impressive Birstall foot/cyclebridge. The Vierendeel truss was transported to site in 4 sections and spliced together adjacent to the newly formed abutments.                    This process and the installation over the A6 took… Read more

May 2018 News – Weathering Grade Steel

During April and May we have been fabricating 6 No Weathering Grade road beams for a project in Stockport. Through a process of design value engineering, we have reduced the cost of the steel beam supply to our client. Our automated beam welding machines make light work of all types of road and rail beam bridges…. Read more

Nusteel News – March 2018

During March, we have started the fabrication of a splayed 50 metre ‘Sunburst’ Veirendeel truss. Formed from circular and square hollow sections, this large and complex structure suits our Plater/welders down to the ground. The bridge’s overall width and length dictate that the structure is split into 4 sections with bolted splice plates for transportation to site…. Read more

January 2018 News

Just the right type of Arctic weather conditions to put up a multi section footbridge for Costain Rail (Network Rail)! Despite the freezing conditions, the main span, 180 metres of approach ramp, stairs and lighting are all installed to the satisfaction of our clients. The Chromatica lighting system really steals the show and highlights the… Read more

November 2017 News

We are currently very busy fabricating, painting and fitting out the sign gantries destined for the M1 J23 to J25 project for Costain Plc. Below are a few examples of the fabrication and finishing works on a variety of portal and Super-Cantilever gantry structures. Over the next few months, these structures will be appearing on… Read more

September 2017 News

Over the last few weeks we have been busy on site installing a couple of footbridge schemes. The first is St Andrews Footbridge in North Kent. The double span Warren truss structure and approach parapets is required to service a major new housing development. The new Hamstreet Station access bridge was completed for Costain Rail… Read more

Nusteel News July 2017

July has seen our installation team erecting an interesting beam bridge in Sheerness. The 4 beams were built in pairs on the ground with temporary formwork fitted prior to lifting into place with a a 1000t crane. The complex 92t lift required careful planning to take into account the unusual shape of the beams. The… Read more

Nusteel News – June 2017

During June, we have been installing the new Cable Stay cyclebridge over the carriageway at Rushden Lakes retail development, Northamptonshire for Interserve. This impressive structure was designed by Nusteel’s installation team over a number of nightly road closures. The 45 metre main span is supported by 8 tension bars which are individually adjusted to provide… Read more

April News

This month is all about Nusteel’s delivery achievement. After a few long hard months, we have been awarded with FORS Bronze accreditation. This covers our main in-house tractor units, extensive collection of specialist trailers and our support site vehicles. Following on from their hard work and success, our Transportation and Compliance teams are now working… Read more

February 2017 – News Update

Since the beginning of 2017, we have been busy installing sign gantries on the road network. A number of large motorway gantry schemes are nearing completion and the Nusteel vans can be seen up and down the country completing the final touches.   February has seen Nusteel working locally in Tovil, near Maidstone in Kent…. Read more

December 2016 News

We have been very busy in December getting the new Ascot Station AFA Footbridge fitted out and ready for site installation. The bridge was commissioned to provide much needed increased capacity to facilitate the large numbers of rail users attending Ascot racecourse events. The structure comprises 2 main spans, 3 access stairs and 3 lift… Read more

This month’s projects – September 2016

Over the last few months, we have been busy finishing the installation of quite a few gantry structures on the M5 (J4A-6), M25 (J30), M3 and M60 motorway improvement schemes. An interesting project we have been involved with is the Wray Valley Trail in Devon. Forming a vital link on the off-road foot/cycle path between Newton… Read more

This month’s projects – July 2016

Over the last 2 months, we have been working on several bridge and gantry projects in the fabrication and paint shops. These include the A21 Barnetts Wood footbridge shown below. This is a multi-span Warren truss which sits on existing concrete piers and replaces an old concrete structure that had been struck by an over-height vehicle…. Read more

This month’s projects – May 2016

This month, through extensive planning, fabrication, glazing and cladding activities, we have completed the installation of the new footbridge project for Godalming Station. This AFA (Network Rail Access for All) structure combines a pedestrian footbridge with fully operational lifts manufactured in accordance with the DDA requirements. Nusteel were contracted to supply and install the bridge, complete with all… Read more

This month’s projects – April 2016

    During April, we have been busy on the M5 Smart Motorway project installing the first of many MS4 cantilever gantries. This was in addition to a number of different gantry types being installed on the M60 Smart Motorway scheme and the M25 J30 improvement project.   April also saw the installation works for the Chiltern… Read more

This month’s projects – December 2015

With 2015 coming to a close Nusteel’s gantry works continued at a rapid pace.  Despite December being a shorter month due to the Christmas period we installed eight gantries at various locations as well as a footbridge at Lawley Drive.  Shown above the footbridge was consisted of a 27m Vierendeel span, 1 No staircase and… Read more

This month’s projects – May 2014

Any fans who are thinking of going to the Rugby World cup next year may well find themselves using our latest bridge.  The double span Pratt Truss footbridge (shown above) was installed to replace an old concrete structure under the £5.2 million upgrade of Twickenham Station.  Although the station works, including widening of the platforms… Read more

This month’s projects – April 2014

This month we’ve been busy installing bridges in the East of England. First we were in Suffolk installing a 43 metre Bow Warren truss Cycle Bridge over the A14 in Bury St Edmunds. Although the project is known to us as Thingoe Hill, the finished structure (shown above) will be named Malthouse Bridge when it… Read more