Landing pier at Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre

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Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Client’s Representative

Doran Consulting Engineers

Site Operations

July 2017

Project Summary

Causeway Geotech were appointed by the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine to carry out overwater ground investigation works for provision of geotechnical and environmental information to characterise ground conditions at the river bed of the existing pier for input to the design and construction of:

  • Additional steel fendering along the eastern and western landing pier elevations and southern elevation of the wharf.
  • Three breasting dolphins to the north east of the landing pier helping create a perpendicular berthing line.

Works were carried out under the supervision of a Geotechnical Engineer from Causeway Geotech who liaised with the Client’s Representative and the Harbour-master at Killybegs fishery harbour centre to ensure minimal disruptions to port operations during the contract period

Overwater works were carried out over a continuous two-week period to expedite delivery of the site works programme.

The project was completed ahead of schedule successfully.

Project Scope

overwater boreholes by cable percussion