Access Road at Kilkenny’s Attymon, Co. Galway

Project Description:

Construction of a new permanent access road adjacent rail track at Attymon, Co. Galway and closure of railway crossings XG141 and XG142. Works included, boundary treatment, Concrete post and wire fencing, drainage, filling, safety barrier, Tarmacadam and surface dressing. Extensive site clearance through deep bog. The roadway was constructed on very poor ground using geotextiles and geogrid. The geogrid used here was Tensar SS30 and SS40 which worked well with the poor ground conditions. A number of concrete pipe culverts were installed with Stone filled gabion headwalls.


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  • Client : Iarnród Éireann
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  • Engineer : Roughan & O’Donovan
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