Tipperary County Council along with Transport Infrastructure Ireland is pleased to announce that McAvoy Contractors Ltd. have been awarded the contract for a pavement strengthening contract on the N52 National Secondary Road through the town of Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary. The contract was signed on 1st November 2018 at Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
The scheme commences at approximately 1.3km south of Borrisokane town centre, running through the town centre and finishing approximately 0.6km out the N52 Birr Road from the junction with the N65. The works will improve this section of road in terms of load carrying capacity, driveability, safety, drainage and will significantly enhance the general urban environment in the town. The total project cost is approximately €3 million.
Works are due to commence at the Nenagh end of the scheme in November 2018 and will continue for a period of approximately 12 months.
The proposed scheme involves:
Cllr. Mattie Ryan, Cathaoirleach for Tipperary County Council and Cathaoirleach of Nenagh Municipal District said, “I welcome the news of the N52 Borrisokane Street Improvement Works, wish the contractors well, and ask the public, residents and business people in the town to bear with the contractor in order to minimise disruption during the course of the project. The Council will work very closely with the contractor to minimise the disruption.”
Joe MacGrath, Chief Executive, Tipperary County Council said, “This much needed project is welcomed and it will address an infrastructural deficit in the town which has been apparent for some time. The council has been working closely with Transport Infrastructure Ireland to advance these works and I am delighted that these will be commencing soon. The residents and business people alike will have an improved roads infrastructure in their town which will see the benefits in their surrounding area and which in turn will bring social and economic benefits. Tipperary County Council would like to thank you for your co-operation during the process.”