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Limerick Main Drainage 5.2 – Southern Interceptor Sewer

  • Project Type Wastewater
  • Client Limerick County Council
  • Company Involvement Roadbridge was appointed Main Contractor for this project in July 2001
  • Form of Contract CECEA Form of Contract (IEI 2nd Edition)
  • Dates August 2001 - May 2004
  • Value €19.7 Million


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Key Features

  • The construction of interceptor sewers and pumping stations as part of the Limerick Main Drainage Scheme, including:
  • 9.5km of open trench installation of sewers ranging in size from 225mm to 1200mmØ
  • 3.5km of trenchless sewer installation ranging in size from 1000 to 1200mmØ
  • Ballysimon Road: Installation of a combined trench up to 7m deep, 600mm foul and 300mm storm water, 200mm water main including connections to meter boxes, traffic management and utilities diversions. Full road reconstruction on completion
  • Hyde Road: Installation of 0.75km of 100mm micro-tunnel including shafts, utility diversions and traffic management
  • Galvone Sewer: Installation of 1200mmØ face access micro-tunnel under Railway line
  • Construction of 2 no. pumping stations, 95 no. manholes and 12 shaft inspection chambers