£1million flood alleviation scheme in Lisburn completed

Date published: 29 May 2019

The scheme was developed and designed in-house to reduce the risk of flooding to three commercial properties as well as reducing the risk of damage to the critical infrastructure of the main Belfast to Dublin railway line at times of flooding.

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The scheme, which took approximately eight months to complete, involved the construction of a new 150m long precast concrete box culvert, a new 290m long in-situ concrete flood retaining wall (average height above ground 1.8m), and other work items.   

These works were successfully undertaken by FP McCann.

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