Blacksod Pier
Client: Mayo County Council
Engineer: Kirk McClure Morton (Now RPS)
Architect: N/A
Value: c. €2M
Period: April 2003 - April 2004


  • Demolition of return end of existing masonry pier
  • Dredging of berth to existing pier, navigation channel, berthing pockets and pocket along footpath of pier extension to form footing for concrete caissons
  • Construction of mass concrete pier extension using pre-cast concrete caissons filled with in-situ concrete, batch mixed using materials from dredged spoil
  • Construction of in-situ concrete deck and in-situ concrete wave wall
  • Installation of marine furniture, fixtures, fittings and lighting

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