A55 Conwy tunnel, Abergele

3 November, 2016 | 18:30 - 20:00

The Conwy Tunnel, opened on 25th October 1991, carries A55 traffic under the River Conwy in an immersed tube.
The Conwy Tunnel, opened on 25th October 1991, carries A55 traffic under the River Conwy in an immersed tube.

About this event

To mark the 25th anniversary of the completion of the tunnel, a presentation involving five speakers: Mike Gilbert (Welsh Office), John Hawley (Capita), John Barr (Costain), Dave Evans (North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency) and Russell Davies (Costain). Their talk will cover the tunnel's history, development, construction and maintenance.

Mike Gilbert will outline how the Welsh Office arrived at the tunnel solution, John Hawley will talk about the technical aspects of the tunnel, John Barr will give a contractor's view on the tunnel construction and Dave Evans & Russell Davies will advise on the maintenance aspects of the tunnel and how it has performed since it's opening to traffic in October 1991.

Speakers

  • Mike Gilbert
  • John Hawley
  • John Barr
  • Dave Evans
  • Russell Davies
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