Porterstown Bridge

The Porterstown Bridge is a seven span, 146m long, highway bridge crossing the Royal Canal and Iarnród Éireann mainline railway. Our team provided civil and structural engineering services.

Project Details
  • Client

    Castlehorn Construction

Providing a direct link between Blanchardstown Town Centre and new residential development areas to the south of the Royal Canal, the bridge accommodates a single two lane carriageway, cycle ways and footpaths, further to 800m of approach embankments up to 7m in height, and roundabouts at either end.

The bridge is a reinforced concrete structure with precast bridge beams and GRC skirting panels incorporated to provide a clean edge profile to the deck.

The €7m development involved extensive liaison with rail and canal authorities.

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