USL Ekspan News

Meet Simon

Simon has 26 year's experience specifically in Bridge expansion joints and Bridge Deck Waterproofing systems, offering technical

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Investing in our world-class service

USL Ekspan continues to invest in its fleet to ensure we consistently deliver a world-class service.

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1000t Bearing set for Major UK Rail Project

A sneak peek video of a 1000t capacity USL Ekspan spherical bearing going through the machining process at our state of the art

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Largest Pot Bearing Contract Successfully Delivered

USL Ekspan have completed the manufacture of one of the largest EN1337 Pot Bearings our Sheffield manufacturing plant has been c

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Spherical Bearings Supplied to Schiphol International Airport

USL Ekspan are proud to be associated with and to have recently supplied 13no. stainless steel spherical bearings to Ballast Ned

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Project Update: Vauxhall Bridge Rejuvenated with USL Group Products

USL Ekspan have been contracted by Eurovia and client Transport for London to carry out a full bridge deck refurbishment.

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WEBINAR 3/3: Structural Bearings for Bridges and Buildings

Friday 9th October l 12.30pm GMT l 30 minutes including Q&A

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Continuing to Invest in Our Future

We have recently taken delivery of two brand new Mercedes Sprinter vans modified by one of our specialist equipment suppliers. O

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Pooley Bridge - Penrith, Cumbria

MEGA UPLIFT LINK BEARINGS SUPPLIED FOR POOLEY BRIDGE - CUMBRIA’S NEW STAINLESS-STEEL BRIDGE THAT IS TO CROSS THE RIVER EAMONT

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Newhaven Port Access Road Bridge

BEARING INSTALLATION ON NEWHAVEN PORT ACCESS ROAD’S NEWLY CONSTRUCTED BRIDGE

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USL BridgeCare and Ekspan Join Forces

We are extremely proud to be able to share our exciting news with you, noting that you are considered to be a key part of the su

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Redheugh Bridge - Gateshead

Replacing 60 metres of existing Euroflex reinforced elastomeric expansion joints on the Redheugh Bridge.

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Forth Road Bridge - Edinburgh

Successful completion of the southbound carriageway with the northbound due to start March 2020.

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See Ekspan on Stand B07 at Bridges 2020

28th Annual Bridges Conference & Exhibition - Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK - Thursday 12th March 2020

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Pumphouse Viaduct - A5189 St. Peter's Bridge

Bridge jacking and temporary works design and installation. Design, manufacture and installation of 16 no. stainless steel free

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Riverside Viaduct - A5189 St. Peter's Bridge

Bridge jacking and temporary works design and installation. Design, manufacture and installation of 19 no. stainless steel free,

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Eastern Bay Link - Cardiff

Manufacture, supply and installation of TF2000, TF1300 and TF900 expansion joints.

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Abbey Wood Station - London

Design, manufacture, supply and installation of 42.5 mtrs of T-Mat 80 expansion joints.

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Structure PS11A - Aberdeen (AWPR)

Supply and installation of 2no. Ekspan T-Mat 80 expansion joints totalling a length 97.6m

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A9 Auchinlay Rail & Allan Water Bridges - Scotland

Design, manufacture and installation of 3 no. T-Mat 30 expansion joints (two at 38 mtrs and one at 36 mtrs) and 1 no. T-Mat 80 e

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A40 Greenford Roundabout Flyover - London

Temporary works and bridge jacking. Design, manufacture and installation of 24 no. replacement free and guide spherical bearings.

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A1035 Hull Bridge Viaduct - Tickton

Supply and installation of 460 no. bearings (18 no. mechanical guides, 46 no. pots and 396 no. elastomeric bearings) and 2 no. E

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Scotswood Bridge - Gateshead

USL Ekspan has completed works to replace the existing comb expansion joints on Scotswood Bridge in Gateshead with our Transflex

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Northern Spire Bridge - Sunderland

The city's new bridge, which opened in August last year, was named Project of the Year: Engineering, Construction and Infrastruc

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Queensgate Footbridge - Peterborough

Footbridge Refurbishment & Installation

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Northern Hub Project - The Ordsall Chord

Design, manufacture, supply and installation of 152 no mechanical and elastomeric bearings on 7 structures. Supply and installa

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Bridge Bearing Inspections

Bearing inspections on M25 Gade Valley Viaduct, Warden Rail Bridge and M4 Boston Manor Viaduct – Elevated Section

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International Women in Engineering Day 2018 - #Raising The Bar - Saturday 23 June

USL Ekspan are proud to support ‘International Women in Engineering Day 2018’ – a campaign by the Women’s Engineering Society ht

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Waterloo International Terminal - London

Bearing Refurbishment & Replacement

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Tower Bridge - London

Expansion Joint Replacement on the North & South Approach Spans

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Tower Bridge - London High Level Glass Walkway

High Level Glass Walkway Installation

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Crum Creek Viaduct - Philadelphia

T-Mat 260 Expansion Joint Installation

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Fishbourne & Portsmouth

Linkspan Hydraulic Cylinder Replacements

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DLR Canning Town Flyover - London

Bearing Refurbishment & Installation

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A38 Tamar Bridge

Removal & Installation of FIP Expansion Joints

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Northern Hub - Manchester

Structure DSE146 Span 19 - T-Mat 80 Joint & Bearing Installation

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M4 Boston Manor Viaduct - London

Jacking & Roller Bearing Remedial Works

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Mancunian Way Flyover - Manachester

Removal & Installation of Guide Bearings

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A645 Newland Bridge - Goole

Fabrication & installation of temporary works & bearing installation.

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Fiddlers Elbow Viaduct - Merthyr Tydfil

Design, manufacture and replacement of 8 no. USL Ekspan WSG multi-element expansion joints.

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M8 Fermoy Bypass Bridge - Ireland

TF Expansion Joint Replacement

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West Sole Platform - Southern North Sea

Bearing Supply, Bridge Jacking and Bearing Replacement Works

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Queensferry Crossing - Edinburgh, Scotland

Installation of TF900 Expansion Joints

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Western Bank Underpass - Sheffield

Bearing Installation and Bridge Refurbishment

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Bridgend Inner Bypass Bridge - South Wales

Removal of 65no rocker bearings. Design, manufacture, supply and installation of 65no mechanical pot bearings.

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Arc Footbridge - Coventry

Supply and installation of 1 Ekspan T-Mat 80 expansion joint

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Middle East Projects - Riyadh, Abu Dhabi & Qatar

Bearing Design, Manufacture and Supply

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Gateway Bridge - Burton

Burton Bridges form a major gateway into Burton. USL Ekspan products were specified for refurbishment works on a £6.1million sc

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Peripheral Route - Aberdeen

The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) lies at the intersection of several major roads around the

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Mersey Gateway - Cheshire

The structure is cable-stayed with three pylons and 2.3km long with a river span of 1km.

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M74 - Glasgow

The M74 completes the 8km link between the M74 at the Fullarton Road junction near Carmyle to the M8 near Glasgow City Centre. T

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Blaydon Viaduct - Newcastle

The A1 Blaydon Haugh Viaduct is located to the south of the Blaydon Bridge River Tyne crossing and consists of 17 spans construc

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Dean Road Bridge Upgrade - South Shields

Dean Road Bridge carries the B1301 over the Chichester Metro station in South Shields, Tyne & Wear. The structure has two expan

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Spaghetti Junction - Birmingham

Gravelly Hill Interchange, better known by its nickname Spaghetti Junction is located at junction 6 where...

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Westminster Bridge - London

USL Ekspan provided both the bridge expansion joint system and associated contracting expertise for the refurbishment of London'

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Footbridge - Belfast

As part of a regeneration project for the area, public realm improvements along Belfast waterfront...

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Shoreham Adur Ferry Bridge - West Sussex

The £10,000,000 swing bridge opened by the Duke of Gloucester was recently waterproofed using Britdex CPM Tredseal.

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Allerdene Bridge - Gateshead

USL Ekspan has been instrumental in the refurbishment of the Allerdene Bridge on the A1 Gateshead Western Bypass near the Angel

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High Loop Slip Road - Ballieston

As nominated specialist sub-contractor of Amey for the Scottish SW trunk Road contract USL Ekspan successfully tendered for the

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