Wivenhoe Quarry Extension

Wivenhoe, Colchester

Client:Tarmac Sector:Development Infrastructure Services:Civil Engineering Link Design Lead:Robert Gill

Link were appointed to support Tarmac with offsite highway improvement works to their Wivenhoe Quarry, Colchester. These offsite works were to involve the full detailed design and technical approval of a priority ‘Ghost Right’ junction with Essex County Council (ECC).

Our scope as detailed below, was to be designed in accordance within DMRB CD123 – Geometric design of at-grade priority and signal-controlled junctions and ECC local highway design standard.

  • S278 Agreement and detailed design liaison with ECC and client;
  • Horizontal and vertical alignment access design of the new junction and widening to CD123 and / or KCC design standards;
  • Long/cross sections through the proposed access into site, limited to the extent of adoption;
  • Swept path analysis to support detailed design;
  • Review of existing utilities (C3 budget estimate) within the vicinity of the access works;
  • Highway drainage design/amendments to existing drainage and;
  • Responses to Stages 1, 2 Road Safety Audits.

Team Member Contact

Robert Gill


MEng (Hons) CEng MICE