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Lunch and Learn: Ordsall Chord, Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 31 October 2019
  • 13:00 - 14:00
Lunch and Learn: Ordsall Chord, Webinar

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The Ordsall Chord is a key piece of infrastructure, connecting Manchester’s main railway stations, allowing greater capacity on the rail network together with shorter journey times.

The construction of the Chord was challenging. A multi-disciplinary team negotiated the build which involved realigning existing track, building new bridges and viaducts, removing redundant structures and restoring others – all in proximity to a live railway, roads and a river, heritage structures, local businesses and the public.

The use of building information modelling (BIM) was vital to the project, in terms of understanding the interaction between the new and the old, and in plotting all relevant major structures, foundations and buried services.

Find out how BIM was used to increase coordination from an early stage along with other efficiencies which resulted in significant cost savings.

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United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Lauren Moczulski

e: [email protected]

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