The installation of sheet piles is now underway, and we have installed over half of the length of the sheet piles (total length of sheet pile wall is 440 metres).
Over the next month, we will be continuing with the installation of the sheet pile wall, repairing the existing damaged drains near the footpath and replacing the storm drainage, replacing manholes and begin the clearance on the south west footpath.
The Project Manager, Steve Draper and site team have been making positive progress since Montel took possession of the site on Monday 20th March. The site compound is now in place at the Northern end of the closure and the full site area has been secured with fencing and gates.
The site team are in the process of undertaking the preparation works which has involved site and vegetation clearance and diverting the existing utility services, which is essential to protect the utilities during sheet piling operations.
Over the next few weeks, the service diversion works will be complete ready for our piling contractor to arrive on site from week commencing 24th April. The main piling works will then commence at the end of April.
Please note that there is a full road closure in place at all times and vehicles must use the signed diversion route whilst this is in effect. The closure is also in place for pedestrians and cyclists with signage at each end of the road closure advising that the footway and carriageway are closed, we please ask that this is adhered to for your safety.