The port which comprises of the quay, container terminal, rail terminal and logistics park has an enormous footprint. Banagher Precast Concrete in conjunction with Murphys developed a unique precast solution for over 2 kilometers culvert to allow construction to meet completion dates for the Port.
The project was all about speed The original cast insitu design would involve shuttering and pouring concrete onsite. The complex nature of the culvert would mean that only 12 m could be cast in one day. By switching to precast and using offsite mass production, the installation times were increased to 120m per day saving weeks off the programme. Read more..