J3472 : Dredging the River Lagan, Belfast - 2010/11 (47)

taken 13 years ago, near to Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Dredging the River Lagan, Belfast -  2010/11 (47)
Dredging the River Lagan, Belfast - 2010/11 (47)
Dredging the River Lagan, Belfast - 2010/11

Work is about to start on the dredging of the River Lagan downstream of the Stranmillis weir. According to an official statement “The £2.8m contract, awarded to local firm Graham Construction, will see dredging on the river for the first time since 1994 . . . It will start mid-September and is due to finish spring 2011. The work involves thousands of tonnes of silt being removed by diggers and disposed off at an approved location out at sea. The river will be initially closed to navigation for safety reasons during the period of the contract. However, after consultation with river users the works will be completed on a sectional basis with the first section being handed over to river users after six weeks.” The last dredging contract was in 2002 J3474 : Dredging barges, River Lagan, Belfast (2).

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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 November, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 4 November, 2010
Dredging   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 3403 7218 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.8073N 5:55.6711W
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Irish: geotagged! J 3400 7215
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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