Caladh Mor Sheltered Harbour Development
Galway County Council
RPS was appointed by Galway County Council to carry out a preliminary design, licence approvals, detailed design, preparation of Tender Documents and supervision for Caladh Mor Sheltered Harbour Development, Inishmann.
The works included:
All consenting procedures and Environmental Impact Statement
Successful approval of planning through An Bord Pleanala
Detailed design of marine structures, breakwaters, roads and services
Wave modelling of existing and proposed developments
Tender & Contract Administration
260m offshore/onshore Breakwater utilising X-Bloc armour units
New pier construction with concrete access road and surfacing
35,000m3 rock dredging
The project attained the Concrete Society award for sustainable reuse of dredged material in the concrete armour units.