Client: Private Company
Curtins were employed by a Private Client to
undertake the highway design for the diversion
of the B1007. These works entailed the provision
of a new roundabout and cyclepath extension to
connect to the local footpath network.
Curtins worked closely with the local authority
and challenged their standards where practical
to ensure value for money was achieved without
sacrificing the performance of the highway.
During initial site investigations, it was confirmed
that a short length of the proposed highway
alignment coincided with an old drainage ditch.
Curtins promoted the use of geogrids to reduce
build-up depths within the subsequent poor local
The diversion route was provided to optimise the
connectivity of the clients new residential and
commercial development (some 8m higher than
the previous highway) as well as the existing
tree root protection zones and local ecological