M7 Castletown to Nenagh D&B Scheme
Atkins is responsible for the tender and detailed design of the M7 Castletown to Nenagh scheme on behalf of the Contractor, Atlantic Link Ltd., a consortium comprising Somague from Portugal and Bowen Construction from Ireland.
The scheme involves 36km of dual two lane motorway with four grade separated interchanges and 36 new bridges.
The client for the project is the TII (formerly the National Roads Authority, TII). The Design & Build contract was awarded to a consortium comprising Irish contractor Bowens and Portuguese Contractor Somague. Atkins completed the design of the scheme for the Bowen Somague group and also delivered construction supervision services throughout the construction period.
Atkins provided all design services, including roads, bridges, drainage, earthworks, pavement, traffic signage, lighting, communications, environmental and landscaping. Atkins also provided a design site audit role for Atlantic Link Ltd.