IDA Mullingar Infrastructural Works

Mullingar IDAName:  IDA Mullingar Infrastructural Works
Client:  IDA  
Consultants:  Michael Punch and Partners Consultant Engineers
Location:  Mullingar, Co. WestMeath
Project Value:  €3.6 million
Completion Date:  Jan 2007

Project Description:

This scheme involves the construction of road and service infrastructure to serve a proposed IDA Business Park with extensive Landscaping works including; tree planting, shrub planting, grass seeding and general landscaping. The construction of the road infrastructure was Phase 1 of the overall scheme with the construction of new offices buildings etc. It is a proposed that this road will link via a roundabout into the proposed N52 which runs along the eastern boundary of the site.

The works comprise the following works, both within and outside the boundary of the IDA Lands at Ardmore, Mullingar.

  • Link road of varying width from N52 access roundabout to IDA Entrance Roundabout.
  • Main 7.3m wide Park Spine Road, with verge, cycle/footpath and all services to include spurs for future access to sites. Construction of internal circulation roundabout. Construction of IDA Entrance Roundabout.
  • Drainage lines within park to serve future sites.
  • The provision and erection of appropriate signs and road markings.
  • The installation of all services into the park including electrical, Gas, Broadband, water, and sewage.                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Main foul and surface water drainage lines from N52 roundabout through Park to Ardmore Road.
  • Hard landscaping works to include water features, signage, beams, banks, boundary treatments including stone walling as shown on landscape drawings.

The programme of works include:

  • Operation of temporary routing of traffic when tie-in into the main road
  • Diversion of services (as necessary) and connection to existing service for new services to the site
  • Accommodation works and works for statutory undertakers.
  •  Signs, lines, traffic signals and finishing works.

The contract had new surfacing into create internal road structure for the park. Spur roads and mini roundabouts were created for access into the future sites. New cycle lanes and footpaths were constructed for the park. Generally kerbs and gullies were the preferred solution.. These were connected to new carrier pipes along with existing carrier pipes. Services such as Eircom, ESB, Bord Gas, Chorus, Water and Sewerage had to be installed on the site.

Street Furniture

Installation of Timber bollards including lighted bollards, bus shelters timber seats, water feature in the shape of a fountain, lamp standards, ground lighting, bins and miscellaneous street furniture.

Coffey Group, Athenry, Co. Galway, Ireland Tel: +353 91 844356 Fax: +353 91 844519 Email: