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.
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
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