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Greenmount Racecourse Patrickswell

  • Project Type Industrial/Commercial
  • Client Limerick Race Company Ltd
  • Company Involvement Roadbridge undertook the position of Main Contractor. Michael Punch and Partners were the Designers for this project.
  • Form of Contract Traditional
  • Dates July 1998 - November 2000
  • Location Greenmount Park, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick
  • Value IR £3.4 Million


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Key Features

  • Earthworks o 788,000m³ excavation (28,000m³ of rock), o top 0.6m of the running surface of topsoil and subsoil deep was screened to 75mm passing, associated with the main racecourse and one mile start
  • Drainage & Irrigation o 5km of 80mm irrigation pipe o 12.5km of 300-525Ømm drainage pipe o 5km of 2x100mm communications ducts o 15,000m³ architectural water pond
  • Ancillary works o 3km All-Weather gallop 4m in width o 4m wide Emergency services access track
  • 80m long 10m clear span Matiere-arch tunnel under racetrack for access