M6 Motorway Service Area - Advanced Works Contract
- New Grade Separated Junction spanning the M6 Motorway
- Earthworks involving import of 150,000m³ of general fill
- Installation of two Group 4 Cantilever Gantries
- Associated Drainage and Ducting works
- Live Traffic Management on M6 Motorway (9,000 AADT)
Contract Value :
Contract Type :
Design and Build Contract
National Roads Authority (NRA)
September 2014 - June 2015
The M6 Motorway Service Area Advanced Works Contract was awarded to the Colas Roadbridge JV as part of the Motorway Maintenance & Renewals Contract - Network B, in Sept 2014. Roadbridge are the main contractor for the project.
This contract comprises the following: • 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; and • All associated ancillary works. This M6 Motorway Service Area is located 9km to the east of Athlone town on the M6 between Junctions 7 & 8. Traffic Management was required on the live motorway (AADT 9,000), including lane closure and night time diversion works.