ULLAPOOL HARBOUR LINKSPAN REPLACEMENT
Provision of the linkspan support structures and ancillary works; the removal of existing linkspan, outer linkspan dolphin, and existing linkspan abutment; fabrication and installation of the new linkspan.
Client – Ullapool Harbour Trust
Completion – 2015
Value – £3.5m
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Design of supporting structures for a new 2 lane linkspan; the linkspan was specified, designed and supplied under a separate contract by others; Principal Designer role to coordinate the civil works with the linkspan designer and supplier.
- Tubular bearing piles
- sheet piled reinforced concrete abutment
- reinforced and precast outer support dolphins
- reinforced concrete approach roadway
- fenders and ladders
Closure period of linkspan reduced to 4 weeks by designing the new supporting structures around the existing linkspan and specify the use of large floating crane to lift out the existing outer dolphin and existing linkspan.
Project Manager – Wallace Stone LLP
Main Contractor – RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd
Linkspan Supplier and Designer – MacGregor
Linkspan Consultant – Royal Haskoning DHV