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M3 Clonee to North of Kells Earthworks

The M3 motorway is the largest PPP motorway project undertaken in Ireland. Wills Bros Ltd was engaged as the specialist earthworks contractor by the main contractor for 32km (over 50%) of the project. The works consisted of site clearance, bulk excavation, construction of fill embankments, structural excavations and backfill, removal of bog and soft ground, rock excavation and processing for re-use, capping and sub base placement.

Principal quantities included 3.5 million m3 of excavation, 4.3 million m3 of filling material, 700,000m3 of imported material, 400,000m3 of rock excavation and 750,000m2 of lower pavement construction.

M3 Clonee to North of Kells Earthworks Project Team:
Siac Ferrovial Joint Venture

Contract Value:
37 Million

Construction Period:
May 2007

M3 Clonee to North of Kells Earthworks
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