The completion of the N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Road Scheme will open another section of the north west to the rest of the country, as well as removing a fatal accident blackspot in Co Sligo.
Clanbrassil Street/St Nicholas Quarter Public Realm Rejuvenation Scheme, Dundalk – John Cradock Limited
The official opening of the Clanbrassil Street/St Nicholas Quarter Public Realm Rejuvenation Scheme in Dundalk took place in September of 2020. The scheme was completed over 12 months by John Cradock Ltd (JCL). The works comprised the provision of new widened asphalt footpaths and parking bays and new asphalt surfacing on Clanbrassil Street, planting and seating areas, upgrading of public lighting, improved pedestrian crossings points and a decluttering of footpaths.
In 2020, UMR Group was contracted for the demolition and waste management for Bays 77 and 79 in the Shannon Free Zone for Shannon Commercial Properties. The demolition provided 1.034 hectares of fully serviced sites for redevelopment. As the project was to be a LEED-certified project, UMR was engaged to assist the project to claim credits in various categories.
The Clarendon Street Area Improvement Scheme in Dublin city centre was completed by Actavo Civils Division in July 2020, a time when the capital had a growing need for more user-friendly city centre spaces.
BAM Ireland’s construction of the new Dublin Airport Visual Control Tower, which is now Ireland’s tallest occupied building, required the contractor to employ several complex construction processes.
Despite Covid-19 lockdowns, MMD Construction delivered the Radharc An tSaile housing scheme in Kinsale for Clúid Housing just one week behind schedule. MMD Construction was the main contractor and Project Supervisor Construction Stage for Radharc An tSaile, a 40 unit Nearly Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standard social housing scheme in Kinsale, County Cork, for approved housing body Clúid Housing.
One of the first projects on which new Covid-19 operating procedures were introduced, as it was approved by Dublin City Council to reopen early after the first lockdown, Monami Construction’s Poplar Row, Dublin, residential scheme presented significant logistics challenges. But the contractor delivered with minimal delay.
JOHN LAWRENCE, Design Manager, Actavo Hire & Sales Solutions, writes about how
Actavo achieved the right solution in the right place at ESB’s Project Fitzwilliam.
Gas Networks Ireland worked with developer Cosgrave Group to deliver a gas-fuelled sustainable solution on its Bridgefield and Pappan Grove development in Dublin.
Leading developers continue to use natural gas to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable homes that meet Near Zero Energy Building (NZEB) standard. This was the finding of a Gas Networks Ireland case study.
Duggan Brothers faced many challenges on its Leinster House restoration, but the result is a fine example of collaborative project management