Civil Engineering in Dublin is alive and well.
Walk around any part of Dublin right now and you’ll see construction everywhere, because of the Luas project.
The city is extending its LUAS tram line, making travel across the city much easier and more convenient. There will be 13 new stops with 8 of these in the core city centre area. It’s one of the largest capital investment projects being undertaken by the government right now.
Please download the Luas Cross City Alignment Drawings 3 minute time-lapse video 12 minute time-lapse video Luas Cross City Red Line Tie In Works – O’Connell St / Abbey St Junction 3 minute time-lapse video 12 minute time-lapse video Luas Cross City New Bridge Construction – Broadstone February 2016 – Time-lapse Fassaugh Road Bridge Deck Replacement Luas Cross City works commenced at Fassaugh Road Bridge 26th July.
Here are a few other civil engineeering projects and issues going on in Dublin:
‘The Exo’ is set to change the capital’s skyline.
RPS has been appointed by Dublin City Council to deliver a new bridge over the River Liffey for pedestrian and cyclist use RPS, in a joint venture with Flint & Neill UK, has been appointed by Dublin City Council to deliver a new bridge over the River Liffey for pedestrian and cyclist use.
John Paul Rooney identifies the key barriers to the uptake of sustainable drainage systems in Dublin and suggests how these can be overcome Flooding causing the closure of the M11 at Bray North, 2013 What makes sustainable drainage a success? Who is responsible for sustainable drainage and who benefits?
Tall as a house and with a smile almost as broad as his shoulders, Liam Minehan is a Tipperary farmer well aware he lives in paradise. “Just walk to that next field and you can see seven counties,” he says.
The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has called on the new Government to significantly increase the public capital programme to begin to fast-track essential transport, water and flood defence projects that have stalled. Noting that capital investment has been “ravaged by the recession”, Tom Parlon, CIF director general, says that such projects “are essential to economic growth and job creation in the regions and nationally”.