|Contract:||Underground Car Park, Jacob’s Island Development, Mahon, Cork|
|Client:||Ridge Developments Ltd.|
|Year:||2004 - 2005|
Roadform Ltd were contracted to construct an underground car park capable of accommodating 70 parking spaces along with bin-stores/bike shed/service areas and two lifts. The basement covers the whole footprint of the first 2 blocks. Excavation of 9000 m3 of materials took place before the commencing of piling of up to 17m deep took place to the foundations. An intricate system of ground beams/pile-caps and in-situ reinforced frame was constructed by Roadform Ltd below the high water level present at the works location. We were responsible for operating a sophisticated dewatering system to allow construction to continue during heavy rains and high tides experienced throughout the winter.