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Projects > Bridges

N22 Gortatlea to Farranfore (Bridges)

Construction of 3.94km of wide single lane carriageway and 2No. Bridges


Client : Kerry County Council
Value : € 14,700,000
Start Date :
2004
Completion Date :
2005


Consultants

National Roads Authority Malone O'Regan McGillacuddy, Consulting Engineers



General Description

The N22 road improvement scheme marks the completion of a further 3.94km of National Primary Road improvements in County Kerry. It is the second section of the N22 to be completed between Tralee and Killarney, the two largest towns in the county. The link between Tralee and Killarney is of national strategic importance as both urban centres have together been identified as a Linked Hub in the National Spatial Strategy for Ireland 2002 - 2020. The N22 links Kerry with Cork and is of vital importance to the economic well being of the country.



Features

  • 3.94km of new carriageway
  • 2 No of bridges
  • An in-situ concrete arch overbridge with 50m span
  • A 3-span river bridge on bored piled foundations
  • 3,500,000m of excavation
  • 6 No side roads
  • 6 No culverts
  • 3 km of safety barrier
  • 14.25km of permanent fencing
  • 65,600sq.m of Hot Rolled Asphalt Wearing Coarse

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