Browse through some of our recent highways and structural drainage projects. Recent projects include applications for the Highways Agency and Highways England for bridge abutment drainage, concrete channel road drainage and the use of Erosaweb Geocell for a highways balancing pond as part of a SuDS scheme. 

Highways drainage on the A1 road using Erosaweb geocel

Highways SuDS Balancing Pond

Client:Highways England
Product:Erosaweb GWX 100/300
Benefits:- Sustainable solution
- Re-use of site soils
- Quick and easy installation
- Folds flat for easy handling
- Material cost savings
- Assists protection of liner

Erosaweb geocell was chosen to provide erosion control to the slopes of SuDS balancing ponds on the A1 improvement scheme at Elkesley, Nottinghamshire.

Read the full Erosaweb Case Study

Highways Drainage Channels on the A1 in North Yorkshire

Client:Highways England
Contractor:Carillion – Morgan Sindall JV
Consultant:AECOM / Grontmij
Product:Fildrain Type 10 / Fildrain Type 6
Quantity7,000 lin metres
Benefits:- High strength, keying effect
- Excellent flexibility
- Bespoke dimensions
- BBA Approved

Fildrain was used on the recent A1 Leeming to Barton Scheme in North Yorkshire for Concrete Channel Drainage

Read the full Highways Fildrain Case Study

Edge of carriageway drainage using Fildrain on the A1

Carriageway Edge Drainage on the A1

Client:Highways Agency
Contractor:Carillion – Morgan Sindall JV
Consultant:AECOM / Grontmij
Product:Fildrain Type 6
Quantity20,000 lin metres
Benefits:- Rapid installation in narrow restricted working area
- Re-use of excavated materials
- Avoid quarried stone
- Carbon Saving
- Barrier to protect sub base
- Material cost savings
- No materials to landfill

Fildrain was used on the recent A1 Dishforth to Leeming improvement scheme for edge of carriageway drainage

Read the full Highways Fildrain Case Study

Bridge Abutment Drainage using ABG Geosynthetics Deckdrain geocomposite on the M6 Link Road

Bridge Abutment Drainage, Heysham to M6 Link Road

Client:Lancashire County Council
Product:Deckdrain 1200S/ST170 BBA
Quantity7,000m2 (majority of retaining structures)
Benefits:- Quick and easy to install in difficult access locations
- No handling equipment needed
- Easy delivery and site transport
- Protects bitumen waterproofing
- Exceeds flow of drainage blocks
- BBA approved for highways

Deckdrain was chosen for structural bridge abutment drainage on the Heysham to M6 Link Road.

Read the full Deckdrain Bridge Abutment Drainage Case Study

Embankment Drainage using Fildrain, Doncaster UK

Embankment Drainage using Fildrain

Client:Doncaster Council
Consulting Engineer:Mott MacDonald
Product:Fildrain 7DD
Benefits:- Rapid installation
- Maximum use of site soils
- Carbon saving
- Material cost savings

BBA approved Fildrain was supplied as an alternative to a traditional stone drainage layer in an embankment starter layer application on the Finningley and Rossington Regeneration Route Scheme (FARRRS) in South Yorkshire.

Read the full Fildrain Embankment Case Study

Fildrain Roadside Drainage, S5 Wroclaw - Poznan Expressway, Poland

Roadside Drainage using Fildrain in Poland

Client:General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA)
Contractor:Dragados S.A.
Distributor:Geotica Sp. z o.o.
Quantity14,600 linear metres
Benefits:- Rapid installation in narrow restricted working area
- Re-use of excavated materials
- Avoided quarried stone
- Carbon Saving
- No materials to landfill

Fildrain geocomposite from ABG provided roadside drainage on the S5 Wroclaw - Poznan Expressway in Poland. Using Fildrain allowed for 50% savings on material and labour costs, with 75% savings on installation time

Read the full Fildrain Roadside Drainage Case Study


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