Project Description

Kildare County Council
JB Barry & Partners
Junction 6, N7 Dual Carriageway

Works on the Slane River to widen the existing channel, regrade the river banks and construction of retaining embankments to alleviate flooding in the area.

Key Elements

  • Working in an environmentally sensitive location and liaising with Inland Fisheries in order to carry out the instream works
  • Construction of new embankments including both reinforced earth and gabion construction
  • Modifications to the existing flood throttle and construction of new reinforced concrete flood throttle control
  • Modifications to the existing bank and channel including reno mattresses and gabion walling to reinforce the existing bank
  • Installation of temporary flume pipes, construction of dams and diversion of the existing river to carry out works
  • Design and Installation of temporary traffic management on the N7 3 lane carriageway