RNLI Castletownbere Pontoon Piling

RNLI Castletownbere Pontoon Piling

Contract Value: €165,500
Consulting Engineer: RPS
Engineer's Representative: Diarmuid O'Loan
Client: RNLI
Client's Representative: Robert Jeans
Works Completion Date: October 2012

Scope of the Works:

Mobilisation of a road-transportable Modular Spudleg barge and an Odex Drilling Rig which was driven onto the Barge from a slipway adjacent the RNLI Station.

Supply and installation of 2No pontoon locating piles installed using the Odex Drilling Rig on the barge to provide for a Dia. 420mm Outer Pile and Inner Dia. 356mm spi,t drilled and concreted into a rock socket of 3.5m embedment into bedrock below overlyting seabed overburden material.

The 2No piles were utilised by RNLI as locating piles for a new pontoon and access linkspan allowing for the safe mooring and access to the Lifeboat at Castletownbere.


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