Project Status: Nearly 2 years into the project 85% of utilities work complete Dawson St. North bound stop Railway cutting clearing work commenced Utilities nearing completion Outstanding work – water, ESB, decommissioning Re-instatements The Story So far
Established 1859 Turnover circa € 1bn Commercial, Industrial & Infrastructure Projects Operations in Ireland, UK, Europe and Middle East Extensive Dublin City experience o Aviva Stadium o Croke Park o Mater Hospital o Dun Laoghaire Library o National Conference Hall o Dundrum Town Centre John Sisk & Son Ltd.
Trackwork engineering specialist Steconfer established 1997 Ecisa established 1968 Group Turnover circa €110m International urban light rail expertise in Europe, South America and Asia Previous Dublin Luas Experience : o Marlborough St Bridge o Red Cow Interchange realignment o Sandyford to Cherrywood extension Steconfer
Total route 5.6km Approx. 13.4km of single track equivalent 4.8km off street track from Broadstone to Broombridge 1.9km track in Broombridge depot for stabling trams 6.7km of embedded on street track in city centre 18m long rails (welded on site) – typical construction sites 50 to 150m long 3 bridges to be upgraded at NCR, Cabra Road and Fassaugh Road 1 new depot building, sanding shed and wash plant in Broombridge 14 stops - Linked to Green line, Red line and Commuter Rail The Project in Numbers
Works Categories Construction works Track laying Road surfacing Drainage & ducting Soft landscape Footpaths Cycle-ways Stop platforms Depot building Bridge modifications Electro Mechanical Works Overhead power lines: Public lighting Underground cable installation Detector loop system Traffic signalling Tram Stop fit-out Testing & Commissioning Testing & commissioning of tracks and systems Gauge run of tram Trial running of trams Driver Training Three categories of works 2016 2015 2017
Maintaining traffic & pedestrian flow Maintaining property/business access and kerbside activity Provide for public transport services Maintaining access to city car parks Trackworks in long stretches “Junction to Junction” 50-100m (typically 3months). Trackworks in roadway Pavement in short panels – chequerboard (typically 2 - 3 weeks) Phasing Philosophy
Access Crossings maintained Install Traffic Management and fencing Plane out carriageway Excavations & Pipelaying Hardcore Fill Concrete foundation Track Assembly & rebar Overhead wires erected at night at end of program Installation of facade fixings Isolated works for pole installation New Road Surfacing Concrete trackslab Secondary ducting works and new granite paving Typical Methodology Works Completion Remove Traffic Management Replace road surface with new
Typical Arrangements O’Connell St. looking North Parnell St looking East