Piling rig JLP01_10_54657
Second Severn Crossing, M4 Motorway, New Passage, Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire. A view of the Jay Robertson, a large jack-up barge, working in the River Severn during the construction of the Second Severn Crossing, with a Putzmeister truck-mounted pump in the foreground driving along the shore.
The Jay Robertson was a large jack-up barge working in the River Severn near Severn Beach, during the construction of the Second Severn Crossing. It was used to drill piles through the sea bed for two viaduct support piers close to the Severn Rail Tunnel
© Historic England Archive. John Laing Photographic Collection