A465 Heads of the Valleys (Section 2) Gilwern to Brynmawr: Site visit, Gilwern

30 September, 2016 | 10:00 - 14:45

Venue address:

A465 Section 2 Project Office
Ty Gwyn Road
Gilwern
NP7 OBQ
United Kingdom
Work underway on the Gilwern and the Brynmawr dual carriageway
Work underway on the Gilwern and the Brynmawr dual carriageway

About this event

The Welsh Government is converting 8km of the A465 between the Glanbaiden junction at Gilwern and the Brynmawr roundabout to dual carriageway in each direction. The contractor Costain, with designers Atkins-CH2M and RPS are working together on the complex ~£220m scheme that is due to complete in Autumn 2018. Costain is offering the opportunity to appreciate the geotechnical challenges of the scheme through a site visit:

10:00 Arrival to site office (see map)
10.30 Scheme overview
11:00 Geotechnical challenges overview
11:30 Site induction
12:00 Site visit
14:00 Lunch

The visit is limited to 30 spaces so please book your place quickly, by contacting geg.office@gmail.com

Steel toe-capped boots are obligatory.

Event materials

The following materials are available for download:

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