Spate conditions in the River Irvine had washed away the steep slope embankment retaining the 1200mm diam Irvine Valley Sewer, exposing and de-stabilising the pre-cast concrete trunk main. The work involved sewer anchoring, reconstructing the embankment and stabilising the toe with rock armour scour protection.
The works were adjacent to housing with constrained access and no adjacent room for storage or lay-down areas.
Water levels and flood warnings were closely monitored when arranging machine and material access onto the steep embankment whilst maintaining the stability of the live sewer.
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
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
GL are ahead of the curve in their support for Scottish Water’s recently launched campaign to encourage people to use a refillable bottle to ‘top up from the tap’ with over 250 GL-branded reusable water bottles distributed across the sites over the past three weeks.
27th June 2018