Manchester Metrolink

Manchester Metrolink Second City Crossing

Client:  Amey/United Utilities.

Value:  £3,600,000.00.

Project Description/Main Operations:

  • Diversion of and replacement of numerous sewers to accommodate the line of the new Metrolink tram across Manchester city centre.
  • Construction of various sewers and manholes by conventional open-cut techniques.
  • Construction of 14 no. segmental shafts, up to 5.00m in diameter.
  • Completion works to above, including reinforced concrete bases, benching, backdrops and precast concrete roof slabs.
  • Construction of a 1520mm dia. precast concrete segmental tunnel approx. 50m in length, using a specifically fabricated tunnelling shield.
  • Construction of approx. 80m of timbered headings in various locations.

Services Provided