Projects

Avonspark Road crane platform

Terra Solutions recently commissioned Ciaran Reilly & Associates to undertake an independent design check for a crane platform adjacent to a 20m diameter and 16m deep precast concrete shaft at Avonspark Road, Glasgow, required as part of a wastewater collection scheme. The upper 7m of soil was peat and soft silt which required careful consideration. … Continue reading Avonspark Road crane platform

Soil nailing in Monkstown, Co. Cork

Geotechnical engineering and foundation contractor Substruck Ltd recently engaged Ciaran Reilly & Associates to design and provide on-site construction support for a slope rehabilitation project in Monkstown, Co. Cork. Following assessment of the site and the ground conditions, the soil nailing technique was chosen as the most appropriate method to economically repair the slope. Design … Continue reading Soil nailing in Monkstown, Co. Cork

Supervalu Kingscourt reinforced soil wall

Ciaran Reilly & Associates was engaged to design and provide on-site monitoring and support for the construction of bespoke reinforced soil wall system for O’Reilly Concrete, which was required as part of the civil works for the new Supervalu supermarket in Kingscourt, Co. Cavan. Reinforced soil walls are made using a composite system of precast … Continue reading Supervalu Kingscourt reinforced soil wall

Slope stability project in Templeogue

Ciaran Reilly & Associates was engaged to design a slope stability remediation scheme for an unstable slope to the rear of a property adjoining the River Dodder in Templeogue, Co. Dublin. Following an assessment of the ground conditions, the issue was determined to have been caused by recent heavy rainfall and an overstep slope angle. … Continue reading Slope stability project in Templeogue

Monaghan ground investigation

Ground investigation in Co. Monaghan

Ciaran Reilly & Associates recently designed and commissioned a ground investigation in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, to support the design of a training pitch for a local GAA club. Due to the sloping site, there was to be a deep cut at one end of the sports field and a significant depth of fill at the … Continue reading Ground investigation in Co. Monaghan

Reinforced access roads at Centre Parcs, Ballymahon

Ciaran Reilly & Associates recently assisted Thrace Synthetic with independent design checks of reinforced soil access roads for the first phase of the 164ha development of the Centre Parcs holiday village in Co. Longford. A set of designs were prepared to deal with a wide variation in ground conditions encountered on the site, with a … Continue reading Reinforced access roads at Centre Parcs, Ballymahon

East Anglia One Offshore Wind Farm – onshore access road

We recently acted as third party checker for the design of over 37km of unpaved reinforced access road over variable and soft ground conditions around Ipswich, UK. The access road was a temporary roadway to facilitate the laying of the onshore cables serving East Anglia One, the largest offshore wind farm under construction worldwide. The road has … Continue reading East Anglia One Offshore Wind Farm – onshore access road

Development Assessment for impact on Dublin Port Tunnel

We’ve recently completed a Development Assessment for proposed works at Whitehall Colmcille GAA’s site directly above the Dublin Port Tunnel. Sites located over the Dublin Port Tunnel corridor or the DART Underground protected corridor require the submission of a Development Assessment to ensure that they do not adversely affect the structural integrity of the Dublin … Continue reading Development Assessment for impact on Dublin Port Tunnel