Emergency work and assessment continues on Livermead hole

(Last Updated On: March 23, 2018)

Work continues on a large hole that has appeared on a path next to the seawall at Livermead, Torquay.

The hole appeared on Wednesday 21st March.

Contractors were on site yesterday starting the emergency repairs a large amount of material being offloaded in ready for work to be carried out at lowtide.

Photo: Tor Bay Harbour Authority & Beaches

Torbay Council engineers and officers carried out a further assessment yesterday with Tor Bay Harbour team assisting MW Benney Ltd.

Photo: Tor Bay Harbour Authority & Beaches

Further work is underway with a “Subsurface Geophysical Survey” to ascertain whether or not there is any further risk to this stretch of coastline.

The area remains cordoned off and one lane remains closed

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