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M6 Motorway Service Area – Advanced Works Contract

  • Project Type Roads / Bridges
  • Client National Roads Authority
  • Company Involvement M6 Motorway Service Area Advanced Works Contract was awarded to the Colas Roadbridge JV as part of the Motorway Maintenance & Renewals Contract in September 2014. Roadbridge are the main contractor for the project
  • Form of Contract Design & Build
  • Dates September 2014 – June 2015
  • Location Co. Westmeath, Ireland


This M6 Motorway Service Area is located 9km to the east of Athlone town on the M6 between Junctions 7 & 8.


Key Features

  • New grade separated junction comprising of slip roads, link road, roundabouts and a 3 span overbridge spanning the M6 motorway
  • Earthworks involving ground improvement, cutting and filling, earth retaining structure and import of 150,000m³ of general fill
  • Installation of lighting and communications, information boards and signage including two Group 4 cantilever gantries
  • Associated drainage and ducting works
  • Planting and landscaping works
  • All associated ancillary works