Erosion at Galston on the Irvine

In 2017, Ayrshire Roads Alliance (ARA) engaged Aecom to design an engineering solution to prevent the Chris Hoy Cycle Path being lost through erosion that is well underway just upstream of Galston. More concerning to ART is the main sewer that lies next to the path this if ruptured could lead to massive pollution and damage to the River Irvine fish and ecology. The final proposals were submitted to SEPA for CAR license approval in July this year. The process of issuing these licenses normally takes 4 months at least. Consequently it doesn’t really leave any opportunity for engineering works…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Erosion at Galston on the Irvine