Murphy Ireland has been awarded the contract for the Blackglen Road Improvement Scheme by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. 

The proposed scheme involves the upgrade of the existing Blackglen Road in Sandyford, including Lambs Cross and the upgrade of the Grange Road/Haroldsgrange Road Junction, to provide a safer route for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists.

“Murphy Ireland are delighted to be working with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council to provide this much needed road improvement scheme. Continued investment in key infrastructure projects like this, can have a hugely positive impact on the quality of life for those who live in these areas or indeed pass through on a daily basis,” said Murphy Ireland Managing Director, John G. Murphy. 

This contract will see the improvement of approximately 2.02km of road and includes:

  • Construction of pavement, footways, and cycle lanes.
  • Upgrading of existing signalised junctions at Lambs Cross and Grange Road/Harold’s Grange Road/ Kellystown Road / College Road and new toucan crossing on Blackglen Road.
  • Upgrading of bus stops on Blackglen Road, Sandyford Road and Enniskerry Road.
  • Earthworks including excavations and embankment construction.
  • Traffic signs and road markings.
  • Existing service diversions and proposed services.
  • Public Lighting.
  • Traffic and Spare Ducting.
  • Accommodation works for affected landowners including retaining walls.