Yarm Scour Protection Works

Civil engineering and earthworks within a streetscape environment

Background

Westlin Rail were appointed by QTS Group to undertake watercourse improvement works as part of a ground stabilisation, scour protection and flood prevention scheme designed by WSP, incorporated within these works Westlin completed all civil engineering and earthworks within a streetscape environment.

Project Summary

  • Set up suitable over pumping system to eliminate any contamination from the works to the surrounding natural water courses.
  • Excavation of existing embankment sides and filling with compacting stone to provide the necessary bed protection and
  • Installation of Maccaferri Mac Mat R geotextile membrane which provided the watercourse with the necessary surface reinforcement to stop erosion and promote vegetation.
  • Maintain all soft and hard landscaping as per existing condition and re seed working areas where required