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Dawn of Hope Bridge, Drumkeeran

Project:       Emergency repairs to Dawn of Hope Bridge

 Client:         Leitrim County Council

Location:    Drumkeeran, Co Leitrim


Brief Overview:

Dawn of Hope bridge was constructed in 1870’s across a ravine to link the townlands of Greaghnagloch and Lisnanerris. 

Emergency repairs were carried out following a landslide.  

Key Elements:

  • Stabilisation of existing Bridge Structure after Bog slide compromised the structure
  • Earthworks to remove peat from around the existing bridge to enable the construction of the new Bridge
  • The construction of a new Bridge alongside existing Bridge Structure to include the construction of new Bridge abutments and new precast Concrete Bridge Deck
  • Construction of reinforced concrete parapets
  • Construction of new aligned road to access new bridge structure
  • Fencing works to secure the site
  • Drainage Works to temporarily divert the flow of water around the works and also the permanent Drainage Works
  • Associated Surfacing works on new Bridge Deck and adjoining roads
  • Stone cladding of exposed concrete on Bridge Structure