Andrew Sinclair Nabs Kirkwall Flood Protection Contract
Andrew Sinclair Ltd, a Kirkwall based construction company, has won a contract for the Kirkwall Harbor Flood Prevention Scheme.
The works include construction of new flood walls in reinforced concrete and stone together with raising of existing seawalls to protect low lying areas of Kirkwall from the impacts of coastal flooding in line with SEPA requirements for 1 in 200 year flood protection.
In addition to the provision of new fixed defenses the works will include for the design, supply and installation of proprietary fixed and demountable flood gates and barrier systems to maintain existing pedestrian and vehicle openings.
Other associated works include rock armoring and repairs to existing coastal defense structures.