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INISHTURK ISLAND HELIPAD

INISHTURK ISLAND HELIPAD

Project Description:

Inishturk Island is located 14km from the mainland and is home to approximately 60 residents. The island is in critical need for an upgraded helipad for access by the Irish Coastguard SAR helicopters.
LCE was appointed by Mayo Council to design the new helipad on this remote and unique island. The design was complicated by challenging site topography, shallow overburden and large rock excavations and specification for works and materials on a remote island location.

Scope Description:

  • Lead civil and structural designer

  • Site selection

  • Site investigation scoping, procurement and management

  • Value engineering

  • Earthworks, road and pavement design

  • Part 8 Planning

  • Aviation compliant civil, structural and M&E design

  • Drainage Design (incl. SuDS)

  • Procurement under the Capital Works Management Framework  (CWMF)

  • PSDP

 

PROJECT DATA

Client:

Mayo County Council

Project Location:

Inishturk Island, Co. Mayo

Inishturk Island, Co. Mayo

Project Duration:

2017-2022

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