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ScrewFast have been providing fast, reliable screw pile and steel based foundations on highways and road since 2005, reducing the project duration by up to 70% and simplifying the installation process. The screw piling installation requires just one excavator, eradicates the need for mass excavation and retaining walls, and can be installed in just a few hours. Our helical piles can be installed quickly and safely without removing the existing crash barriers.

Specialised, cost-saving solutions have been developed for MS3 & MS4 structures, Superspan Gantries, CCTV and other structures, which result in cost savings of up to 30%.

ScrewFast have installed screw pile and other foundations on the following projects:

  • Birmingham Box
  • M4 Newport
  • A14
  • M1 J1-4
  • M5 GDIS Phase 1
  • M5 GDIS Phase 2
  • M11
  • M62
  • M40
  • M42
  • A42
  • NADIS
  • A12/A20
  • A38/A50
  • M1 J14-16
  • M5 J31

Helical Piles and Steel Foundations are used regularly across the highways sector for many structures including:

  • Road Signs
  • Gantries
  • Lighting columns
  • Traffic Lights
  • Walls and Fences
  • CCTV
  • Bridges

Plus many more including City Centre structures surrounded by underground utilities.

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