SC160016 - Groyne Maintenance

Theme:Asset Management
Project status:Underway
Start date:20/07/2016
End date:31/12/2019
The objectives of this research is to i) collate available field data to develop new information on groyne (timber and rock) performance, deterioration processes and effectiveness of remedial techniques and associated cost curves; and, ii) develop guidance on the design, assessment and asset management of groynes including details on whole-time costs and issues of sustainability, risk assessment, maintenance/repair and monitoring.