Client: Wicklow Town Council

Location: Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow

Project Value: €0.78m

Description: Construction of staged sheetpiled cofferdams to facilitate continuous/phased demolition and and reconstruction of the Harbour Wall

New construction on this contract comprised ‘matchcast’ concrete blocks, each weighing 25 tonnes, stitched together under water.

Blocks were precast offsite and transported to Wicklow Harbour, with all temporary works designed in-house. Concrete foundations on river bed were poured underwater, monitored by diving teams.

Repairs to existing harbour walls involving in-situ concrete and grouting to infill voids and open joints were also carried out using dive teams and specialised equipment.

Access to all businesses along the Quay was maintained at all times, with traffic management  designed, implemented and maintained by Ward & Burke.

Accommodation works on the contract included footpaths, roads and services.