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Ballymun feb18 2011_final

Ballymun feb18 2011_final



RPA Metro North Presentation Ballymun 18th February 2011

RPA Metro North Presentation Ballymun 18th February 2011



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    Ballymun feb18 2011_final Ballymun feb18 2011_final Presentation Transcript

    • Metro North
      18th February 2011
      Place title here
    • Metro North
      St Stephen’s Green to Estuary
      16.5km total length
      11 km in tunnel (City centre to Ballymun and Airport)
      5.5 km in retained cut, at-grade or elevated
      14 stops
      9 underground stops from St. Stephen’s Green to Ballymun and at Airport
      5 surface stops
      Planning Permission Granted
      20 Conditions
      Depot relocation application early 2011
      Enabling Works can commence
      • Estuary
      • Swords
      • Fosterstown
      • Airport
      • Dardistown
      • Northwood
      • Ballymun
      • DCU
      • Griffith Avenue
      • Drumcondra
      • Mater
      • Parnell Square
      • O’Connell Bridge
      • St Stephen’s Green
    • Is now the time for Metro North?
    • Is now the time for Metro North?
    • Is now the time for Metro North?
    • In Summary
      Now is the time to build Metro North
      • Infrastructure deficit remains
      • Economics stack up
      • Value in the market
      • PPP model suits current conditions
      • Immediate positive impact on jobs in
      the sector
      • Ready to go NOW!
      Image of Ballymun Stop
    • The Works
      The works are split into 2 distinct phases
      Enabling works
      Main Works
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Enabling Works
      • Work to commence in January 2012 and take 24 months to complete
      • Diversion /relocation of services along Ballymun Road and at the footprint of DCU and Ballymun Stops including:
      • 8km drainage
      • 150 deep drainage manholes
      • 4.5km water main
      • 2.5km gas main
      • 3.5km eircom
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Enabling Works
      • Majority of diversions within Ballymun Road & BalcurrisRoad
      • Lighter diversions in footpaths
      • Over 200 separate traffic management phases to keep disruption to a minimum
      • 2 lanes traffic maintained along Ballymun Road in each direction
      • Bus lanes to operate over a 24 hour day along BallymunRoad
      • Pedestrian and vehicle access to businesses will be retained
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Main Works Construction
      • Cut & Cover tunnel through Ballymun
      • Stop Box
      • Main works 24 months (excavation and concrete works) 2013 to 2016
      • Equipping the Station 8 months
      • Testing and commissioning the system 6 months
      • Main works is carried out in 2 distinct phases to ensure pedestrian access maintained and two lanes open along BallymunMain Street
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • The Aim
      The aim for RPA is to design and construct the works without materially impacting on the existing businesses
      • Keeping Ballymun open for Business
      • Ensuring people in Ballymun can continue to go about their daily business safely and with as little
      disruption as possible
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Keeping Ballymun Open for Business
      • By maintaining:
      • Pedestrian access to all premises
      • Access for servicing and deliveries
      • Access to all existing car parks
      • Active communication and liaison with business community and the public
      All of this is achieved through
      • Careful planning and execution of the works
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Managing our Environment
      • Noise and dust limits strictly controlled and monitored
      • High quality, well maintained attractive hoarding for the Main Works
      • Good lighting and signage will be provided between the worksites and the shops/business premises
      • Good housekeeping, plant and equipment cleaned and fully serviced, worksites kept tidy and dust free
      • RPA and its contractor will work closely with you the business community throughout the construction period
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • RPA Commitments
      RPA will:
      • Have an ongoing role throughout the works
      • Ensure you are consulted and kept informed about the works
      • Arrange open forums with local businesses & residents
      • Run a 24/7 hotline for queries and complaints
      • Appoint Community Liaison Officers dedicated to Ballymun area
      • Provide up to date information through meetings and other
      communications channels
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Contractor’s Commitments
      The Contractor(s) will:
      • Comply with the Railway Order and all environmental constraints set out in the EIS
      • Comply with the Conditions of Contract
      • Comply with all statutory requirements and controls imposed by the Local Authority
      • Plan the works in line with best practice
      • Educate and brief his workforce on a regular basis
      • Engage with you
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Summary
      • The case for Metro North remains strong
      • Funding approval
      • Award Enabling Works contracts
      • Engage with business in planning the works
      • Programme of information meetings closer to the works commencing
      Ready to go
      Metro North - Ready to Go
    • Thank You
      Any Questions?
      Metro North - Ready to Go