M4 / M6 Kilcock to Kinnegad PPP motorway
Client: NRA via EuroLink
Engineer: Westconsult (RPS, Roughan and O'Donovan)
Architect: N/A
Value: c. €275M
Period: March 2003 - December 2006

Description:

  • First Public Private partnership road contract signed by the NRA.
  • Design and construction of 36km of motorway, 3km of dual carriageway and associated side roads.
  • Design and construction of 18 overbridges, 2 underbridges and grade separated junctions at Kilcock, Enfield and Kinnegad.
  • Works included the design and construction of a main toll plaza with 9 lanes in each direction and 2 subsidiary toll plazas.
  • Undertaken in a rural, environmental sensitive setting.
  • The successful planning and procurement of 1 million m3 of road fill from adjacent landowners which reduced the disturbance and inconvenience to the local community.
  • The successful relocation of over 50 badger setts and 86 bat roosts.
  • Completed 10 months ahead of schedule