The Internal Drainage Board, Norfolk have identified an important section of drainage ditch as vulnerable to potential collapse in Downham Market.
As newly appointed Principal Contractor, Groupbridge Ltd have worked closely with the Internal Drainage Board and MLM to design a suitable scheme to stabilise the western bank over a stretch of 260m. The construction phase is due for commencement on 25th September and is anticipated to take 14 weeks to complete
Works will involve:
- Stepped excavations to the western bank
- Construction and installlation of gabion baskets
- Potential overpumping of the drainage channel