Mount Pleasant FRP Road Bridge, Lancashire

  • The first major FRP road bridge in Europe
  • Over the M6 motorway and owned by the Highways Agency
  • Two spans each of 25m formed from a pultruded GFRP deck supported on two steel plate girders.
  • Each span, weighing a total of 100 Tonnes, was pre‐fabricated on the hard shoulder and craned into position during an overnight closure of the motorway.

    Highways England or Highways Agency use of FRP bridge deck for road structure

    Highways England or Highways Agency use of FRP bridge deck for road structure