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Oweninny Windfarm Enabling Works

  • Project Type Wind
  • Client OPDAC (ESB & Bord na Mona JV)
  • Company Involvement Roadbridge was appointed as the Main Contractor for this project in August 2013 and carried out the role of PSCS
  • Form of Contract FIDIC Contract
  • Dates August 2013 – December 2013
  • Location Co. Mayo, Ireland

Key Features

  • Construct 7.2km of new floating access road across depths of up to 20m of liquid marl (calcium carbonate)
  • Construct 3km of upgrade access track
  • Construct 15,982m² substation platform for a new 132kV substation
  • Install 2 no. precast culverts 3.6m x 2.7m.
  • 2 no. River crossings 10m and 14m in length
  • Imported 26,500m³ of 6f2 material: 1500m 450mm storm carrier drain, 10,000 of “V” ditches, 8 no. Rock armour head walls, 2 no. permanent settlement ponds