Roadworks on N59 Maam Cross - Bunnakill
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 15:13:00 GMT
Construction work for the road improvements to the N59 Maam Cross-Bunnakill will commence on 01-01-2020. The expected duration of the works is 70 weeks.
The contract for the project has been awarded to Clare Civil Engineering Ltd.
The proposed development for the N59 includes approximately 5.2km of online/offline improvements and realignments with tie-in works at either end of the scheme, a staggered junction at Maam Cross, 2 local road T-junctions and a number of access road T-junctions, widening of an existing causeway, replacement of causeway culvert, culvert replacements, retaining walls and soft ground excavation and replacement.
Auxiliary works will include demolition, site clearance, boundary fencing, diversions to existing services, earthworks, waste material disposal, structures, drainage, road studs, road markings and signage.
When completed, the new road will be a new Type 3 standard single carriageway. The proposed cross section consists of a 7-8m carriageway, 0.5m hard strips, and verges approximately 2m to 3.3m
Traffic management will be in place for the duration of the works.
Galway County Council would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.