These works comprised the first two phases of the overall South West Inverness Flood Relief Channel project involving the upstream interception of storm water flows from five watercourses with the construction of 2km of open and culverted channels which ultimately discharge into the River Ness via the Holm Burn.
The main elements of the Phase 1, downstream works were on the Holm Burn and included:
Phase 2 comprised the construction of a new flood relief channel which included:
Significant efforts were made to minimise any environmental impact of the works with extensive consultation and discussions with local stakeholder interest groups including SEPA, landowners, fishing associations etc.
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