Cotonou, Benin received an Award of Excellence
The groynes in Cotonou received an award of excellence by Canadian Consulting Engineer, magazine for professional engineers in construction.
Jury Comments: “This six-year program was to stop erosion of 13 kilometres of shoreline that was causing serious problems folocal residents. The construction of new breakwaters was done with environmental sensitivity and we especially liked how the engineers involved local engineers from the beginning.
Five groynes were built with 4m3 Xblocs, for more project details click here.
You can find the full jury report here.