Project Description

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Roughan O'Donovan
Commons Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin

Design and construction of new flood wall and associated bank stabilisation and removal of collapsed sections of existing flood wall from the bank and river bed.

Key Elements

  • Significant traffic and pedestrian management due to the location of the works at a busy junction including temporary relocation of traffic lights to accommodate the construction works
  • Construction of a reinforced concrete retaining wall to act as a flood barrier and bank stabilisation in order to reduce the impact of the hydraulic action of the River
  • Liaising with Inland Fisheries to facilitate the removal of the existing wall from the River and construction the new wall
  • Installation of rock armour on the banks to further reduce bank erosion
  • Reconstruction of the existing footpath and kerb line and the installation and upgrading of the existing service ducting
  • Full resurfacing of the carriageway on completion of the works