Project overview

Murphy International were successfully awarded the €13 million distribution road project, conveniently located close to our Irish headquarters in Newbridge. This is a significant contract for Kildare County Council / LIDL Ireland to realign the existing R445 and create a new access road into the new LIDL RDC distribution center and continue the new road to Great Connell.

The project involves the construction of a 1.6 km new road to differing profiles, which facilitate access to the wider site for development of a regional distribution center, the project also involved the realignment of 1km of the existing R445 and the reconstruction of 1km of an existing road nework. This includes the construction of the new road, roundabouts for future road connections and adjacent site development.

Scope of works
  • 1km road reconstruction of the Naas/Newbridge R445 while maintaining live two way traffic
  • 1.6km road construction of the Newbridge orbital relief road
  • 1km reconstruction of existing road network to link the new road to Great Connell  
  • Full road construction of roundabout on the R445
  • 1.5km of 900mm diameter sewer line at depths up to 8m
  • New surface water drainage, water mains gas main, ESB, public lighting and EIR
  • All signage, road markings, landscaping and fencing
  • New footpaths and cycle paths off the new road
  • Construction of the dual carriageway median and installation of the crash barrier on the Naas Approach

Murphy International

Murphy International offer industry-leading services in civil engineering, transport infrastructure, structural steel & pipe fabrication as well as weld testing services in Ireland. Murphy International have built trusted and long-standing relationships with clients and have over 450 skilled engineers, managers and operatives working across Ireland.

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