Award winning ground protection
SUNBELT RENTALS BRIDGES
Modular bridges are made up of separate components - base plate, parapets and width units which means that they can be connected together to create different lengths and widths.
Bridges are available in multiples of 3.2m spans but the width is unlimited in multiples of 2.4mm giving greater flexibility when working out carriage requirements.
The vehicle bridge system is capable of carrying gross weights of up to 44 tonnes, making it perfect for event locations where large numbers of vehicles are expected, as well as construction sites.
Using beams and Trakpanels, the bridge comes complete with wheel retarders or safety barriers to ensure secure passage across almost any void, including impassable ditches and wet or dry moats.
Where appropriate, we will deal with any temporary planning, approval in principle as well as form and erection handover checks. All bridges are certified following installation. Key features include:
- Wheel retarders or safety barriers
- Modular construction
- Minimal ground prep required
Comprised of separate components - base plate, parapets and width units, modular bridges can be connected together transversely to create different lengths and widths. The base plates can be pinned into the ground and also prevent separation of the units.
The bridges are available in multiples of 3.2 metre spans but the width is unlimited in multiples of 2.4m, giving greater flexibility when working out carriage requirements. Speeds are restricted to 30mph when using the bridges but, if greater speeds are required this will be discussed on a site specific basis. Modular bridges are installed using an appropriate sized crane, which will depend on the site and is decided prior to the installation. All of the spans have special lifting points to ensure a safe and controlled lift.
Trench crossing is a robust temporary bridging system, which can be used in almost any situation to provide rapid vehicle access. Constructed from galvanised steel, this easily installed, modular system can easily withstand loads up to 80 tonnes when spread across 6 axles at 1.2 metres. In addition, it can readily adapt to different widths in increments of 2 metres as the sections easily connect together. The crossings can also be installed and used straight away as additional toe ramps are not required.
The units are supplied with 1.1 metre handrails, feature a non-slip, bimagrip surface and have brackets which allow debris screens, branding, solid panels or mesh panels to be attached. Although the trench crossings are a complete system, kerbs and handrails can also be hired alongside them for increased safety.
Trench crossings can be placed on a variety of footings including a bank, timber, steel, concrete or hardcore, dependent upon site conditions.