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Newline Castlebar Street Improvements Works

Location Castlebar, Co Mayo
Client Mayo County Council
Engineer n/a
Status Complete
Start Date n/a
End Date n/a
Value €450,000

Description of the Works:

The works were carried out on the R310 in Castlebar Town, a 300 metre section of the R310 Regional Road at Lower Chapel Street (Newline), in the busy urban town of Castlebar (population >12,000) with high volumes of pesdestrians & traffic >5000 AADT. The works were carried out in accordance with Road Construction to Transport Infrastructure Ireland's (TII) Specification for Roadworks.

This project involved the Widening of the existing Carriageway as this street was extremely narrow. This involved the demolition of some unused buildings along one side of the street.

Excavation works commenced for half the road width in order to keep one way traffic flowing.

Full road makeup was carried out with Capping, Cl.804 and road surfacing.

Construction of new masonry stone walls were carried out to residential entrances

All existing footpaths were broken out

Diversion of ESB and Communications services and laying all new ducting including chambers.

Ducting was installed for new traffic lights along with all traffic control box's. Commissioning of the traffic Lights and sensor loops was carried out by traffic solutions.

Installation of a new 300mm storm water drainage pipeline with gullies connected

Laying of regulation course and Surface course comprising of Hot Rolled Asphalt and road lining. This included a new 1.5m wide cycle path.

P & D Lydon laid 4 new raised pedestrian crossings with natural granite paving including 170mm(d) x 100mm(w) x 675mm(l)

Delta cream granite border and Natural Granite stone Setts 130mm(d) x 107.5mm(w) x 332.5mm(l)

P & D Lydon supplied and laid 400m of new bush hammered Limestone Kerbs 225MM(d) x 200mm(w) x 1100mm(l)

P & D Lydon laid 600m2 of limestone paving 170mm(d) x 300mm(w) x 550mm(l) along the end of Lower Chapel Street.

Complex traffic Temporary Traffic Management deisgn, installation and maintenance all carried out by P&D Lydon

The removal and refurbishment of 400m of existing footpath. This involved the construction of 600m2.

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