To advance and implement a Flood Relief Scheme for Ramelton, Donegal County Council, supported by a Steering Group including the OPW, has commissioned ByrneLooby (BL) to develop and implement the flood relief scheme. The project shall comprise up to five stages, as shown below:
Stage I: Scheme Development and Design
Stage I will involve the collection of all relevant data. DCC have completed the some of this task, including tendering for topographic survey services, in advance of the appointment of ByrneLooby. Relevant survey specifications will be prepared, tendered and managed in line with national guidance and best practice. Following collection of this data, hydrological and hydraulic analysis of the study area will be carried out. A full cost-benefit analysis of the Scheme will also be undertaken.
Stage II: Planning
Stage II will involve preparation of all documentation, including environmental documentation, required to progress the Scheme through the necessary planning, including public display, and other statutory processes.
Stage III: Detailed Construction Design and Tender
Stage III will involve detailed design, preparation of tender documents and a public competition to appoint a main works contractor.
Stage IV: Construction
Construction will be carried out by a works contractor, under supervision of the consultant, following a public procurement competition. A functioning scheme will be in place at the end of stage IV.
Stage V: Handover of Works
Commission of the completion certificate. Preparation of a financial analysis report for the project. ‘As-Built’ surveys, ‘As-Built’ flood mapping and an updated Climate Change Adaption plan will be prepared.