Eyre Square Enhancement Project
Client: Galway City Council
Engineer: Mitchell & Associates
Architect: N/A
Value: c. €5M
Period: October 2005 - April 2006


  • Complex systems of existing and new underground pipelines, ducting and utilities including water, gas, telecommunication, electricity, traffic signals, broadband, CCVT and NTL.
  • Significant phased traffic management schemes to facilitate the construction sequence and CIE’s bus schedules and routes and the transforming of the trafficked area along the Skeffington Arms side of Eyre Square to a pedestrianised zone.
  • The upgrading of the Galway city drainage system under live flow conditions.
  • Progressing the works in and around sites of significant archaeological significance while accommodating the project archaeologists.
  • The co-ordination and management of specialist subcontractors and suppliers to meet the phasing and constraints of the programme.
  • The provision of amenities and play areas, hard-landscaping and street furniture, turfing, landscaping and associated works.
  • Management of vehicular and pedestrian traffic in and about the works