Featherbed Lane Bridge, Apsley scoops ICE Merit Award 2018

Osborne celebrated a win this week at the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE East of England).

They scooped the ‘Merit Award’, in the category of ‘Physical Achievement’ for their project on Featherbed Lane Bridge in Apsley. They also won overall project award and best photo.

Featherbed Lane Bridge has improved community transport links through the innovative use of off-line construction to avoid the need for disruptive road and rail interventions. The project is an example of how to deliver a successful, modern civil engineering project in the middle of the community showcasing a variety of civil engineering techniques, logistical and community engagement challenges and multiple stakeholders. The project offered challenges, rewards and socio economic benefits.

The project fulfilled the aspirations of the customer, Bovis Homes, adopting both Hertfordshire County Council and a grateful local community. It was delivered on time, on budget and to a high standard, ready to serve users into the 22nd century.