UIG FERRY TERMINAL UPGRADE WORKS
The existing ferry pier is being upgraded with the construction of a new breakwater to shelter the ferry berth and support the existing pier to allow new fendering to be attached. The linkspan is to be replaced with new support dolphins and bankseat.
Client – RJ McLeod (Contractors Ltd)
Completion – 2024
Value – £38 million
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Wallace Stone provided the detailed design of the breakwater, linkspan support dolphins and bankseat and temporary works support to RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd.
Breakwater: 180m long x 15m wide twin combi walled structure – Piling 1,850t, Concrete 3,170t
Linkspan dolphins: 9m x 4.5m x 3m Pile caps on 10 tubular piles – Piling 260t, Concrete 610t
Bankseat: 10m x 4.5m x 2.5m Pile cap on sheet piled box – Piling 110t, Concrete 160t
Works designed to minimise ferry disruption and shorten closure period for replacement of linkspan and fendering.
Main Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd