Celbridge area projects report

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A lot of work has been done in the Celbridge area in 2013, councillors said after hearing a presentation from Kildare County Council area engineer, Jonathan Deane.

Three companies did the lions share of the work in the area which includes the towns of Leixlip, Maynooth, Celbridge and their environs.

Roadstone headed the list with contracts worth €509,945 while Kilsaran did €350,000 of work.

Lagan did another €163,777 and HVC did a single €33,219 job.

Six major jobs were done on regional road restoration, the largest (€241,046) being done by Roadstone on the R148 Moyvalley.

They totalled €616,117 and included €86,170 on Leixlip’s busy Captain’s Hill and €80,545 project on Parson Street Maynooth, by Lagan.

Under the Local Road Restoration Improvement Scheme, €84,922 was spent on the L1022 Meadowbrook road in Maynooth while €282,259 went on a 12,300sqm job at Ardclough.

A further €57,605 was spent on 2,990sqm of work in a 460m stretch at Castletown estate, Leixlip.

Smaller amounts were spent on restoration/maintenance work at five other locations, including €20,856 at the R148 The Maws and €22,100 at the 13th lough in Ardclough.

Mr. Deane said there would be challenges for 2014, including on staff replacments, new equipment and emergency call out proceedures.




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