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Pottery Road Improvement Scheme

This contract involved the removal of the existing roadway and footpath to facilitate a 1.6km road realignment with the introduction of a two lane carriageway, two cycle tracks (both on and off road as required) and two footpaths while maintaining the route open to traffic and pedestrians through the implementation of Traffic Management Plans.

Part of the road upgrade included the introduction of a new signalised junction and the upgrade of existing signalised junctions.

SCAT Systems were used at such junctions and were based on set timings and loop detectors on the ground.

The new road alignment required substantial accommodation works along the route with the construction of several different wall types (RC, Blockwork, Stone Masonry and Fencing) some of which required railings to be built in or fixed onto these new walls.
It also included the construction of a new Pedestrian Bridge in Clonkeen Park over Deansgrange Stream.

Due to the size and scope of the improvement scheme there was a large service element to it including the construction of a new surface water drainage system with two landscaped attenuation ponds to facilitate a one in a hundred year flood event.

Other services in the scheme included the provision of a new water main along the entire route, new Gas mains along the route and substantial service alterations, diversions and up-grades to existing services such as ESB (LV and MV), Eircom, Esat (fibre optic) and UPC including a new public lighting system and the installation of spare ducts and chambers.

Pottery Road Improvement Scheme Project Team:
Client: Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

Contract Value:
5m

Construction Period:
Oct 2013 - May 2015