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OASIS Project wins CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Award

Winners of the 2016 CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Awards, which honours some of the top sustainability achievements by civil engineering project teams in recent years, were announced at a special event at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London.

There was a record number of nominations received from a diverse range of projects with the OASIS Project presented with the ‘Community and Stakeholder Relations’ Award.

The OASIS Project in Omagh, has created a riverside pedestrian and cycle path along the banks of the strule River, constructed a new plaza, linked across the strule River with a new pedestrian/cycle bridge, and created an elevated walkway into omagh town centre.

The Judging Panel described this project as having a “great concept” with the potential to really make a difference. “This scheme has made a big statement on how to bring communities together – it is a landmark in the development of community interaction,” said Panel members. “All sections of the community and stakeholder groups were engaged in all aspects of the project, from development to delivery.”

Thanks to Fermanagh and Omagh Distict Council and FP McCann with additional information on the: