Project Description

Kildare County Council
Roughan O'Donovan
Halcrow Barry
N7 Kildare/Dublin

Upgrade of 14km of dual carriageway to 3 lane carriageway, the construction of 16km of local roads, 4 No. new grade separated interchanges and upgrade works to 2 other interchanges.

Key Elements

  • Full road construction for 16km of local single lane carriageways with cycle and pedestrian facilities
  • Full road drainage of varying types and pipe sizes, construction of attenuation systems and the installation of 15 No. box culverts of varying sizes
  • Upgrade works to existing roundabouts, traffic calming ramps, resurfacing, public lighting, footpaths and parking areas
  • Full pavement construction, overlays and strengthening works completed on various sections/Large scale earthworks to construct the interchanges with extensive bulk movements of material in cut and fill operations
  • Liaison with Utility Providers and diversion, protection and installation of services including watermains, foul sewers, eircom, gas mains, electricity and communication ducting diversions
  • Extensive traffic management to maintain local access and two lanes of traffic in both directions at all times
  • Design and construction including temporary works, of 4 No. precast concrete road bridges and 2 No. footbridges with all associated foundation and abutment works, parapet railings and enclosures
  • Installation of portal frame and cantilever gantries and extensive road signage
  • Award of the first CEEQUAL award in Ireland for the Environmental Management of the Scheme, obtaining a Very Good grade in conjunction with the Client