Bandon Flood Relief Scheme
Bandon Flood Relief Scheme is a €16 million Flood Relief Scheme , advanced by the Office of Public Works (OPW) in partnership with Cork County Council for Bandon Town. This scheme will help alleviate significant flooding of Bandon Town. ByrneLooby were appointed as main consultants in association with JBA Consulting Engineers and Scientists. The project has progressed through feasibility, environmental assessment, planning and detailed design and is now at the Construction phase.
ByrneLooby in Cork were appointed to the scheme which involved dredging 3.6km of the river to increase flow capacity. IThis also involved the construction of new walls and embankments along the Bandon River. The old steel footbridge required replacement including a new three-span steel footbridge along with the underpinning of Bandon Bridge and the construction of a rock ramp for fish passage.