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GL return to the Sound of Kerrera

GL making a return visit to the Sound of Kerrera off Oban, to undertake substantial repairs to the breakwater which suffered collision damage following an altercation with a workboat earlier this year.

The work involves removal of the damaged outer cell and the  installation of replacement sheet piling, tie rods, infill and precast concrete deck slabs with GL’s 70t crawler crane on the barge to undertake the piling and heavy lifts.

The original construction works which encompassed the new breakwater and extensions to the slipways on both Kerrera and Gallanach were undertaken by GL in 2016 and improved the reliability of the lifeline ferry service across the full tidal range. The new breakwater also assists berthing on Kerrera, providing some protection during the prevailing south-westerlies.

 

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REPLACEMENT OF OBAN FERRY TERMINAL – LINKSPAN No1

The overall project involves the off-site fabrication and installation of a new linkspan structure at Oban Ferry Terminal for client Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMal).

12th February 2019

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GL return to the Sound of Kerrera

GL making a return visit to the Sound of Kerrera off Oban, to undertake substantial repairs to the breakwater which suffered collision damage following an altercation with a workboat earlier this year.

14th December 2018

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Polmadie Bridge official opening……..

Michael Matheson MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity covered all his portfolios at the official opening of the new Polmadie Footbridge giving pedestrian and cycle transport access,

18th September 2018

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