Following Contract Award in late September, the SIAC Colas JV along with Atkins, the Client’s Representatives have mobilised on Site with Design development the primary focus. The Contractor’s Design team, AECOM are currently developing Alignment, drainage amongst other elements of the Works and progressing thru the approval stages with the Client’s team.
Currently Works have commenced near Osberstown, adjacent to the M7 Motorway, with earthwork Operations progressing.
Ecology: As part of the process and in particular where new projects of this nature cross green field sites, the Contractor is required to consult with various government bodies, including the OPW, Fisheries etc… An Ecology survey was carried out, with mitigation measures developed where necessary.
At this stage, the focus is on preparing the Design and necessary approvals and consultations, to allow construction activities to commence in earnest, in the New Year.
Earthwork operations in progress for the proposed Sallins Link Rd junction, at Osberstown.