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LDG Datum Monitors Construction of Rosie Hackett Bridge, Dublin.

Over three years, LDG Datum where contracted by Graham Projects Ltd to monitor construction of Dublin’s 21st bridge and the only one named after a woman, the Rosie Hackett Bridge.

Built at Dublin’s Burgh Quay, the Rosie Hackett Bridge is 47m long and 26m wide and is for the exclusive use of public transport, taxis, cyclists and pedestrians.

As part of a project totalling €13.5 million, the bridge joins Marlborough Street to Hawkins Street.

LDG Datum were engaged to design, supply and maintain effective geotechnical and structural monitoring sensors to support the construction process. LDG’s aim was to provide the client with an easy way to access, control, analyse and download the resulting data from the sensors installed on site. LDG Datum also provided the drilling, fixing, commissioning and maintaining of the equipment for over several years.

Equipment specified by LDG Datum included twenty In-Place Inclinometers, twelve Extensometers, six continuous vibration monitoring stations and two continuous datalogging stations.

“Most commuters around Dublin understand the frustration of getting from A to B. The construction of The Rosie Hackett Bridge brings a welcome relief for public transport users. Datum were delighted to be contracted by Graham Projects to facilitate their monitoring requirements”.

Mark Hodgen, Director at LDG Datum