Horse Eye & Downs Bridges – East Sussex

Project Info

  • Project Value


  • Category

    Coastal & River

Job Title

Horse Eye & Downs Bridges


East Sussex Highways


Downs Bridge

Replacement of existing footbridge under a weekend road closure.  Ancillary works included service diversion, footpath diversion, new drainage and fencing works.


Horse Eye Bridge

The 8 week project involved coffer damming off the bridges, clearing the silt from the river beds, taking down and rebuilding the parapets, strengthening the river banks and re-pointing the arch structure.

Matching bricks were specially sourced to ensure the integrity of the original design was maintained.


8 Weeks