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Schull Sewerage Scheme Collection System

  • Project Type Wastewater
  • Client Cork County Council
  • Company Involvement Roadbridge was appointed as the Main Contractor and Project Supervisor for the Construction phase of this project on the 12th May 2008 and RPS acted as the Engineers.
  • Form of Contract Traditional Form of Contract
  • Dates June 2008 – October 2009
  • Location Co. Cork, Ireland



Key Features

  • The construction and replacement of approx.. 7.1km of storm and foul sewers for the town of Schull. The scheme also involved the construction of a small sewage pumping station
  • Principal quantities included: 5. 2km of gravity foul pipelines ranging in sizes from 225mm – 750mm Ø, 1.6km of gravity storm pipelines ranging in Sizes from 225mm - 525mm Ø, 1.1km of rising main ranging in sizes from 150mm - 200mm Ø, 2.9km of water main ranging in sizes from 100mm - 200mm Ø
  • The construction of a pumping station and modification of the existing holding tank
  • The pumping station was constructed within a tidal zone. Roadbridge undertook extensive strengthening works to an old railway bridge which spanned a stream. Civil works also involved going through an existing stone arch storm culvert and reconstructing it again