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Limerick Main Drainage 3.2 – Southern Interceptor Sewer

  • Project Type Wastewater
  • Client Limerick City Council
  • Company Involvement Roadbridge was appointed Main Contractor for this project in April 2002.
  • Form of Contract CECEA Form of Contract (IEI 2nd Edition)
  • Dates April 2002 - April 2004
  • Location Limerick, Ireland
  • Value €16.5 Million


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Key Features

  • The construction of interceptor sewers and pumping stations as part of the Limerick Main Drainage Scheme
  • 2.1km of trenchless sewer Installation ranging in size from 450-1500mm Ø
  • 5.4km of open trench installation of sewers ranging in size from 225-1050mm Ø
  • Installation of a 1050mm Ø sewer crossing of the Abbey River at O’ Dwyer’s Bridge
  • Installation of twin pressure mains crossing the river Shannon downstream at Athlunkard Bridge
  • Installation of a 1100mm Ø sewer crossing of the canal adjacent to lower Park Road
  • Decommissioning and demolition of 8 Pumping stations
  • Construction of 3 no. Pumping stations, 30 no. Sewer manholes and 8 no. Segmented shaft inspection chambers