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Bolane Bends Realignment

Location N69 Bolane
Client Limerick County Council
Engineer Kilgallon & Partners
Status Complete
Start Date July 2012
End Date Jan 2013
Value €1.2 million


Description of the Works:

The realignment of approximately 1.15km of the N69 National Secondary Route at Bolane, which is located west of Kildimo.
The realigned N69- single-carriageway and will include a ghost island junction.Earthworks - Bulk dig of approximately 22,000 m3 of material:
  • Approximately 10,000 m3 of rock
  • Approximately 6,000 m3 of sub soil material that was of no construction value to the road however was used as improvement material for adjacent agricultural land.
  • Approximately 6,000 m3 of material which was used as road construction material – 6B Material – used for sub base construction
  • The new road section was tied into the existing road with live traffic flow being maintained. Laying and compacting of road construction stone material
  • Laying and compacting of road construction bituminous materials
  • Drainage works Laying kerbs
  • Laying watermain
  • Constructing footpath
  • Placing road studs
  • Road markings
  • Erecting road signs and installing and maintaining a Traffic Management System.
  • Crash Barrier Installation
  • Site Fencing Landscaping Works were carried out on the N69 with an AADT > 10,000.
  • Traffic Management was designed,implemented and moniotred through out the works by P&D Lydon.
  • 1. Finished Road
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  • 6. Machinery