Client: Kildare County Council

Location: Counties Longford, Meath and Roscommon, Ireland

Project Value: €2.14m

Description: Remedial works to 6 bridges on the Irish National Roads Network


Bridges on the contract included Knockanboy Bridge, Cloondara Bridge, Fowlards Bridge, Owenroe Bridge, Siddan Bridge, and Lanesborough Bridge. A number of the bridges were located in Specials Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas so works had to be completed with this in mind. Owenroe Bridge was also a protected structure and so Part 8 Planning (with conditions) was granted by Meath County Council.


The bridge rehabilitation scheme involved the following:

  • Traffic management systems on national roads
  • Structural surveys
  • Site clearance & disposal of unsuitable material
  • Temporary and permanent diversion of services
  • New bridge construction and bridge widening
  • Bridge strengthening and superstructure replacement
  • Retaining wall and parapet construction
  • Bridge deck waterproofing
  • Masonry repairs and re-pointing; parapet repairs and rebuilding; cladding
  • Removal/demolition and replacement of bridge parapets
  • Temporary works
  • Service ducting
  • Removal of old safety barrier systems


  • Removal of old / installation of new road boundary fencing
  • Accommodation works
  • Road and earthworks drainage
  • Road realignment
  • Road lining, signing & public lighting
  • Planing and excavation of road pavement
  • Earthworks and landscaping
  • Removal of watermain containing asbestos cement
  • Street furniture
  • Stream damming/diversion and pollution control measures
  • Concrete repairs
  • Working over water
  • Materials testing


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