Caladh Mor Sheltered Harbour Development


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

Geotechnical design

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.