LOCHBOISDALE PORT OF ENTRY PROJECT
Pier facility with passenger terminal serving 12,000t roll-on roll-off ferry service from Scrabster to Kirkwall. Pier also provides berthing for vessels up to 50,000t.
Client – R.J. McLeod for Orkney Islands Council
Completion – 2004
Value – £16m
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Design of main marine civil works including; rock armour approach causeway, steel piling, reinforced concrete flat slab deck, steel wave screens, services. Also providing technical support to the Contractor.
- Steel Piles – 3,200 t
- Rock armour to causeway – 27,000 t
- Concrete deck and pile infill – 16,000 m³
- Steel wave screens – 1,500 t
- Rock fill to causeway – 60,000 t
- Rubber fendering
Tubular steel piling with vertical and raked, anchored piles support a reinforced concrete flat slab deck and steel wave screens. Access to the marine deck is via a 200m rock armoured causeway.
Project Manager – Arch Henderson
Main Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd
Steelwork – Harbour & General