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Limerick City and County Council sign contracts for N/M20 Cork to Limerick Road Improvement Scheme

Limerick City and County Council, in partnership with Cork County Council and Transport Infrastructure Ireland are developing the N/M20 Cork to Limerick Road Improvement Scheme. Limerick City and County Council, as lead authority have appointed Barry Transportation, and its project partners WSP and Sweco, as Technical Advisors to progress the planning and design for the scheme.

The scheme will see the partners deliver planning and design services for a high-quality road connecting Cork and Limerick. This will be a flagship project for Limerick City and County Council, Cork County Council and Transport Infrastructure Ireland with a ‘digital by default’ approach to design and operation.
Brian Kennedy, Director of Services, Physical Development Directorate at Limerick City and County Council, said: “This project is identified in the National Development Plan as a major enabler for balanced regional development by substantially delivering the Atlantic Economic Corridor, with a high quality road network linking Cork, Limerick and Galway.
Limerick City and County Council welcome the appointment of Barry Transportation and their project partners WSP and Sweco as Technical Advisors. Together with our partners in Cork County Council and Transport Infrastructure Ireland, we are committed to delivering this major national infrastructural project.”

“We are delighted to be working with Limerick City and County Council on the planning process for this vital arterial route, which will improve journey times and journey time reliability between Cork and Limerick” says Liam Prendiville, Director at Barry Transportation.
The concept and feasibility phase (Phase 1) of the planning and design will commence this month, with Barry Transportation, WSP and Sweco, providing all engineering, environmental, economic and appraisal services required to deliver the project through the planning and design phases.

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N4 Colooney to Castlebaldwin Road Improvement Scheme

Friday 22nd February saw the official sod turning by the Taoiseach and Minister for Transport for the N4 Colooney to Castlebaldwin Road Improvement Scheme, 15km of single and dual carriageway in county Sligo.

Our Liam Prendiville, Angela Grady and Michael Brazil represented Barry Transportation who prepared the tender documentation, evaluated tenders and will supervise construction. Roadbridge Ltd signed the Works Contract with Sligo County Council on Tuesday 19th February 2019.

Shortlisted for the Geoscience Ireland Award

Barry Transportation are delighted to be shortlisted for the Engineers Ireland Geoscience Award, sponsored by @geoscienceirl for the Ballygaddy Bridge-Bespoke Treatment of Karst Feature. This water bearing, sand filled, linear, active karst feature was caused by an historic fault and measured 3.5m wide, 20m long and 13m deep. Barry Transportation with our Contractor @roadbridge designed and constructed a concrete karst slab founded on rock to span the void. The solution was designed and constructed within one month of discovery.

Vote for us for Project of the Year!

The M17 M18 Gort to Tuam PPP Scheme is 53km of Motorway and 4km of Dual carriageway forming part of the Atlantic corridor outlined under Transport 21. The M17 M18 will significantly improve safety, reduce journey times, improve connectivity and will assist in the economic development of the BMW regions. The project was complex due to the karst present, soft ground, structures, drainage challenges presented by hydrogeology, sensitive aquifers, flooding, environmental commitments and the construction of Ireland’s first Motorway over a live Motorway.
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GDPR and Privacy

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As part of the Greater Dublin Area draft Transport Strategy 2016 – 2035 the National Transport Authority are rolling out a number of core bus corridors across the city. We are delighted to have been appointed by to undertake a Feasibility Study and Options Assessment Report to identify an Emerging Preferred Option for the Bray to UCD Core Bus Corridor. Kudos to our Traffic Department!

We are delighted to promote, the Engineers Ireland facilitated, site visit to the M17/M18 Gort to Tuam Motorway on Tuesday, 28th June.

N56 Road Scheme

Barry Transportation are progressing the supervision and contract administration of the N56 Boyoughter to Kilkenny Road Scheme in Co Donegal.

Geoscience Award

Barry Transportation are delighted to have won the Geoscience Ireland Award as part of the Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2015, for the N5 Ballaghadreen Bypass Project.

We been appointed by Dublin City Council and the NTA to provide a Cycle Parking Strategy Report to provide a greater understanding of existing cycle parking facilities in Dublin...

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