A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon

Cambridgeshire, UK

Tensar’s TensarTech TR2 reinforced soil wall system was the perfect solution for the abutments of three temporary bridges keeping construction traffic flowing smoothly during a major highway project in Cambridgeshire. 


  • Robust and economic solution for load-bearing abutments
  • Enabling construction traffic to avoid main roads, reducing disruption to road users and local residents
  • Significant savings in time, labour and costs
Client's Challenge

The Balfour Beatty/Skanska/Costain/Atkins JV building the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme needed robust and economical abutments for three temporary bridges crossing the River Great Ouse and the A14.

Tensar Solution

Tensar’s TensarTech TR2 reinforced soil wall system delivered stable, low-cost retaining walls for theload-bearing bridge abutments, which allowed heavy construction traffic to move easily between sites on either side of the A14, which remained open throughout the project, saving significant time, labour and cost.