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Grand Canal Green Route

Clifton Scannell Emerson Associates (CSEA) acted as Project Managers in the development of the scheme which included public and environmental consultations, Part 8 planning, detailed design, tender document preparation and assessment based on the new Public Works Contracts, construction supervision and account management. The scheme comprised the following:

  • Approximately 8.5km of new 110kV ducting and chambers including separate telecommunication ducts and Joint Bay chambers for ESB.
  • 3 No. canal crossings including damming of canal, excavation of material and reinstatement of puddle clay. 4 month window in which to complete all 3.
  • Approximately 8.5km of 4-way ducting for CCTV provision, public lighting and Waterways Ireland utilisation.
  • A dedicated pedestrian and cycle route laid over the ducting including controlled crossing points at the Ninth Lock Road, Kylemore Road and Killeen Road. Control gates are to be provided at crossing points.
  • Pedestrian ramps onto the pedestrian canal route from Kylemore Road, Park West Avenue, Fonthill Road and the Outer Relief Road.
  • Access points along the extent of the scheme.
  • Public lighting and chambers, CCTV poles and chambers, bespoke street furniture.
  • Landscaping of the entire scheme including name-stones and enhancement of access points.
  • Installation of Jetties and Fishing Points.
  • Provision of artificial breeding areas for local wildlife.
  • Diversion, lowering and protection of existing services including but not limited to cast iron watermains, ESB ducting, Eircom and Bord Gais.
  • All associated ancillary works.