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Roads update Q3 2019

  • 30-09-2019 7:34pm
    Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 14,157 Mod ✭✭✭✭

    Roads update Q3 2019:

    M3 Clonee-M50: Tender issued for construction of upgraded Snugborough Interchange
    N3 Virginia bypass: Consultants appointed for Phases 1-4
    M4 Maynooth-Leixlip: Consultants tendered for Phases 1-4; to be appointed shortly
    N4 Carrick-on-Shannon to Dromod: Tender issued for consultants for Phases 1-4
    N4 Mullingar-Longford (Rooskey): Tender issued for consultants for Phases 1-4
    N5 Ballaghaderreen-Scramoge: Advance works ongoing at pace, detailed topographical surveys to commence shortly
    M6 Galway City Ring Road: Additional information requested by An Bord Pleanala submitted and published to the public. Oral Hearing expected within 6 months.
    M7 Naas/Newbridge bypass upgrade: Three lanes now operational between J8 and J11 with minor works still to be completed on the mainline. Work continues at the two junctions being built on the route.
    N8/N25/N40 Dunkettle Interchange: Retenderd following failure to agree price for Phase 2 with Sisk. Full construction to begin in 2020 after project was retendered. Advance works, utility diversions and the construction of a freeflow link between the N8 Tivoli DC outbound with the M8 Dublin Road will be completed in the meantime.
    N11/N25 Oilgate-Rosslare: Project Phase 1 now underway. Route to be finalised in 2020 with submission to An Bord Pleanala in late 2022.
    M11 Gorey-Enniscorthy: This project is now open to traffic
    N13/N56 Letterkenny Relief Road + upgrades: Preferred route to be published in Q4 2019. Ground investigations to start in Q4 2019.
    N14 Letterkenny-Lifford: Preferred route to be published in Q4 2019. Ground investigations to start in Q4 2019.
    N15 Ballybofey/Stranorlar bypasss: Preferred route to be published in Q4 2019. Ground investigations to start in Q4 2019.
    N17 Knock-Collooney: Route/options selection now underway with traffic counts and data being sought by Sligo County Council.
    M20 Cork-Limerick: Traffic surveys to begin shortly
    M21 Limerick-Foynes: Project to be fast tracked now due to Ryder Cup in 2026. Project to be submitted to An Bord Pleanala in October 2019.
    N21 Newcastlewest bypass: Traffic surveys to begin shortly
    N21 Abbeyfeale bypass: Traffic surveys to begin shortly
    N25 Carrigtwohill-Midleton: Consultants tendered for Phases 1-4
    N25 Waterford-Glenmore: Consultants appointed for Phases 1-4
    N52 Ardee bypass: Due to issues regarding intersections with local roads along the route, the project has now been deferred for a design review and a tender is expected in Q4 2020.
    N52 Tullamore-Kilbeggan: Project tendered for Phases 1-4
    N56 Dungloe-Glenties: Phase 4 (Dungloe-Cloghbolie, 7.1km) has been tendered, with the final Phase (Letterilly-Kilraine, 7.5km) to be tendered in Q1 2020.
    N56 Mountcharles-Inver: Construction started on the second and final phase between Drumbeigh and Inver in August.
    N69 Listowel bypass: PIN for tender published in August. Full tender in Q4 2019 with project to commence in March 2020.
    N72 Mallow relief road: Tenders published for Phases 1-4. Route selection to be complete by Q4 2020 and to be with An Bord Pleanala by April 2022.
    N84 Ballindooley-Clonboo: Project appraisal plan to be submitted by November


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 14,157 Mod ✭✭✭✭marno21

    Phase 7 - Completion
    M7 J9-J11 widening [13.5km D3M] [open to traffic]
    M11/N30 Gorey-Enniscorthy [27km D2M + 4km T2DC + 8km T1SC] [open to traffic]
    N56 Mountcharles-Drumbeigh [2.5km T1SC] [open to traffic]
    N86 Camp-Ballygarret [1.1km T3SC] [open to traffic]
    N86 Ballynasare-Lispole [2.7km T3SC] [open to traffic]

    Phase 6 - Construction
    N4 Collooney-Castlebaldwin [14km T2DC + 1km T1SC] [construction underway; Q4 2021 completion]
    M7 J9A Osberstown [2019 opening]
    M7 J10 Newhall realignment [2019 opening]
    N25/N30 New Ross PPP [4km T1DC + 10km T2DC] [Q4 2019 completion]
    N56 Kilkenny-Letterilly [3.6km T3SC] [2019 completion]
    N56 Drumbeigh-Inver [2.5km T1SC] [late 2020 completion]
    N59 Kilmeena [2.6km T3SC] [Q4 2019 completion]

    Phase 5 II - Tender
    N5 Westport-Turlough [20km T2DC + 5km SC] [Q4 2019 start]
    N8/N25/N40 Dunkettle Interchange [mid 2020 start]
    N22 Macroom-Ballyvourney [22km T2DC] [Q4 2019 start]
    N56 Dungloe-Cloghbolie [7.1km T3SC]
    N59 Maam Cross-Bunnakill [5km T3SC] [November 2019 start]
    N59 Kilmeena-Westport [Q4 2019 start]
    N69 Listowel bypass [6km SC] [March 2020 start]

    PIN (Prior Information Notice) for tender issued:
    N56 Letterilly-Kilraine [7.5km T3SC] [tender due Q1 2020]

    Phase 5 - Advance works and land acquisition
    N5 Ballaghaderreen-Scramoge [35km T1SC] [CPO & advance works underway; late 2020 start]
    N59 Moycullen bypass [4.5km T1SC] [tender expected Q3 2019]
    N59 Bunnakill-Oughterard [12km T3SC] [negotiations ongoing with NPWS]
    N59 Derrada-Newport [4.7km T3SC] [advance works ongoing]
    N59 Derrada-Mulranny [in queue; phased implementation]
    N86 Dingle-Lispole [10km T3SC] [in queue; phased implementation]
    N86 Ballynasare-Annascaul [4.7km T3SC] [tender due]
    N86 Gortbreagoge-Doonore South [6.3km T3SC] [in queue; phased implementation]
    N86 Doonore South-Ballygarret [3.3km T3SC] [tender due]
    N86 Camp-R560 [1.1km T3SC] [in queue; phased implementation]

    Phase 4 - Statutory process
    M6 Galway City Ring Road [12km M + 6km T1SC] [decision due mid 2020]
    M28 Cork-Ringaskiddy [12km M] [decision due Q4 2019 from High Court; late 2023/early 2024 start]
    N52 Ardee bypass [4.5km T2SC] [design review + possible Part VIII planning underway]

    Phase 3 - Design
    N3 Clonee-M50 [5km D3M/T1DC]
    M21 Adare-Rathkeale-Foynes [16km M + 17km T2DC] [submission to ABP due October 2019]

    Phase 2 - Route selection
    N2 Slane bypass [preferred route announcement due]
    M11 J4 Bray- J14 Coyne's Cross [23km] [options to be published shortly]
    N13/N56 Letterkenny Bypass + DC upgrade [emerging preferred route published]
    N13/N15 Ballybofey/Stranorlar bypass [emerging preferred route published]
    N14 Letterkenny-Lifford [19km T2DC] [emerging preferred route published]
    N17 Knock-Collooney [55km] [route selection ongoing]
    N55 Athlone-Ballymahon [on hold pending design funding]
    N70 Milltown bypass [route options published]**

    Phase 1 - Feasibility study/project scope
    N2 Clontibret-NI Border [28km] [constraints study]
    N2 Ardee-Castleblayney [32km] [constraints study]
    N3 Virginia bypass
    N11/N25 Oilgate-Rosslare [consultants appointed]
    M20 Cork-Limerick [83km M] [consultants appointed]
    N21 Abbeyfeale relief road [consultants appointed]
    N21 Newcastlewest bypass [consultants appointed]
    N25 Waterford-Glenmore [consultants appointed]

    N2 Ashbourne-Kilmoon Cross [consultants to be appointed shortly]
    M4 Leixlip-Maynooth [consultants to be appointed shortly]
    N4 Mullingar-Roosky [52km T1/T2DC] [tender out for consultants]
    N4 Carrick on Shannon-Dromod [21km T2DC] [tender out for consultants]
    N25 Carrigtwohill-Midleton [tender our for consultants]
    N52 Tullamore-Kilbeggan [tender out for consultants]
    N72/N73 Mallow Northern Relief Road [tender for consultants out]

    N22/N23 Farranfore-Killarney [27km T2DC + 1km SC] [consultants to be appointed by year end]
    N24 Cahir-Limerick Junction [27km T2DC] [tender for consultants shortly]
    N24 Waterford-Cahir
    M50 Dublin Port South Access Road
    N59 Clifden-Maam Cross [design work to begin after MC-Oughterard design complete]
    N71 Bandon relief road extension

    Phase 0 - Pre-appraisal
    N25 Castlemartyr relief road
    N84 Ballindooley-Clonboo [pre appraisal underway]

    The extended panel (to be advanced post 2027)
    M1 Lissenhall-Balbriggan
    N2 Kilmoon-Slane
    N2 Slane-Collon
    N3 Cavan-Butlersbridge
    M4 Maynooth-Kilcock
    N5 Turlough-Bohola
    M7 Newbridge-Monasterevin
    N13 Stranorlar-Letterkenny-Bridgend
    N15 Sligo-Cliffony
    N17 Tuam-Claremorris
    N21 Rathkeale-Abbeyfeale [33km T2DC]
    N22 Ballincollig-Macroom [24km T1DC]
    N22/N40 Cork North Ring Road West [to be advanced under CMATS]
    N24 Limerick-Caherconlish
    N25 Midleton-Youghal
    N25 Waterford-Dungarvan
    N26 Ballina-Bohola Phase 2
    N27 Cork Airport-N40 [to be advanced under CMATS]

    Dead until further notice
    N2 Ardee-Collon
    N15 Stranorlar-Lifford
    N23 Castleisland-Farranfore
    N24 Boher-Limerick Junciton
    N25 New Ross-Wexford
    N30 Moneytucker-New Ross