Client: Wicklow County Council

Location: Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Project Value: €1.09m

Description: Strategic improvements for cyclists and pedestrians moving along the R766 Strand Road between Albert Avenue and Putland Road in Co. Wicklow, Ireland

The overall length of the scheme was approximately 700m and included provisions to the adjoining side roads with upgrades at Sidmonton Avenue, Convent Avenue and Putland Road.

  • General site clearance and preparation works, topsoil strip and stockpile
  • Removal of existing redundant kerbs, paths and items of street furniture
  • Minor earthworks re-profiling
  • Milling/excavating/filling/regulating existing surfaces of variable construction for new kerbing, cycleway, footpath and bus stop construction.
  • Adjustments to inspection chambers, manholes and gullies to accommodate new layout and surface profiles
  • Installation of ducting, chambers and mini pillars for public lighting
  • Installation of new public lighting on new columns, inclusive of all electrical works, commissioning and connections
  • Disconnection and reconnection of existing parking meters
  • Relocation of existing CCTV camera inclusive of all electrical and communications works, commissioning and connections
  • Removal and replacement of road markings and signage through the area particularly at interface locations to compliment improvements on the route both temporarily and permanent
  • Landscaping (topsoil replacement, paving slabs etc.)
  • Installation of benches and low level planter boxes
  • Interface and tie in work on existing road pavements
  • Reinstatement of existing concrete carriageway following installation of new kerb lines and ramps
  • Construction of new high quality paved footpaths and a bus landing area
  • Construction of new super exposed aggregate cycleway surface with ‘on surface’ signage markings
  • Construction of standard concrete shared surface on Putland Road
  • Construction of standard bituminous red high friction surfacing for approach to junctions on cycleway
  • Traffic management