Boyne Bridge, M1, Dublin to Belfast

Project Features

  • Value approx. €40 million
  • Construction period : 2000 – 2003
  • 10km upgrade of existing motorway
  • 50,000m3 of fill, capping and sub-base material
  • 30,000m3 of macadam
  • 5,000m3 of concrete
  • 2km of concrete median barrier

The Boyne Bridge on the M1, Dublin to Belfast Motorway is a 350 m cable-stayed high level bridge spanning the river Boyne near Drogheda. One of the largest ever bridge structures built in Ireland the 95 m high central concrete A – frame pylon, supports the steel and concrete bridge deck via 28 steel cables. The concrete, associated fill material and macadam for this multi award winning bridge was supplied from our Slane , Drogheda and Mullachrone plants. As a major supplier Roadstone contributed to the success of this project with their unrivalled experience and commitment to quality and service.

Stakeholders Involved in Project

CLIENT :  Meath County Council
ENGINEERS : Northconsult – Roughan & O’Donovan
MAJOR SUPPLIER : Roadstone Ltd.

Locations Involved

Slane Quarry and concrete plant
Drogheda Concrete plant
Mullaghchrone concrete plant

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