N21 Cullinagh to Killarney Upgrade

Project Details
Works involved the upgrading of a 1,835m section of the N21 National Primary Road. The contract included planing, regulating and applying binder coarse on existing surface and side junctions to achieve tolerances appropriate for the application of hot rolled asphalt. Traffic management was crucial to ensure the least possible disruption throughout construction, this included traffic calming, road lining, signage and studs, drainage, safety barriers, public lighting etc.

Main Quantities

  • Earthworks  5000m3
  • Drainage  1000m (225-300mm dia carrier drain) along with associated Manhole & Gullies
  • Topsoiling & Grass seeding 4040m2
  • Paving/Surfacing 20,200m2 (Base Course, Binding Coures, HRA)
  • Traffic Calming Islands  11no. (420m2)
  • Pre- Cast Kerbing  240m
  • Insitu Kerbing  267m
  • Concrete Footpath 420m2
  • Road Lining 6275m
  • Signage
  • Ducting  285m
  • Public Lighting  10no. Columns
  • Crash Barrier  170m
  • Accommodation Works


Limerick County Council

Client Representatives

Malachy Walsh and Partners


August 2011 – December 2011

Contract Value

€ 850 000


Newcastle West, Co Limerick


January 22, 2021