Metro North
Metro North  <ul><li>St Stephen’s Green to Estuary  </li></ul><ul><li>16.5km total length  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 km in ...
Westmoreland Street Works
O’Connell Street – Westmoreland Street
The Aim <ul><li>The aim for RPA is to design and construct the works without materially impacting on the existing business...
How we keep Dublin Open for Business?  <ul><li>By maintaining pedestrian access to all premises </li></ul><ul><li>By maint...
How we ensure the  City centre remains an attractive destination? <ul><li>Noise and dust limits strictly controlled and mo...
Enabling Works -  Spring 2011 to Autumn 2012
What are the Enabling Works? <ul><li>Heritage works </li></ul><ul><li>Tree Removal </li></ul><ul><li>Service diversions  <...
Extent of Enabling Works
Enabling Works Phase 1
Enabling Works Phase 2
Enabling Works Phase 3
Enabling Works Phase 4
Enabling Works Phase 5
Enabling Works Phase 6
Enabling Works Phase 7
Enabling Works Phase 8
Enabling Works Phase 9
Enabling Works Phase 10
Enabling Works Phase 11
Enabling Works Phase 12
Enabling Works Phase 13
Enabling Works Phase 14
Enabling Works Phase 15
Enabling Works Phase 16
Enabling works in Westmoreland Street
Construction of  Service Tunnels <ul><li>Most surface works adjacent to buildings will happen outside business hours </li>...
Works by day Westmoreland Street East
Works by Day Westmoreland Street East
Works by Day Westmoreland Street West
Works by Day Westmoreland Street West
Worksite by night Works by night Westmoreland Street East
Works by night Westmoreland Street West
Works by night Westmoreland Street West
Main Works – 2012 to 2016
Main Works <ul><li>Station Construction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main works 36 months (excavation and concrete works) 2012 to...
Extent of the Works
Work Site Phase 1
Works will be split into different phases so as to minimise the impact of the works. Main Works Phase 1 (4 months)
Main Works Phase 2 (5 months)
Main Works Phase 3  - 5 months
Phase 4 Piling Worksite  Duration approx: 4 Months Main Works Phase 4 (4 months)
Phase 5 Excavation & Concrete Worksite  Duration  approx 18 months Main Works Phase 5 (18 months)
Fit out of Stop Phase 6 (12 months)
Traffic Management Measures  Public Transport Bridge Banned Right Turns Banned Left Turns Single Lane
Current Situation 13ft 4inches - 4.1m
During Phase 2 – Approx 5 Months 12ft – 3.6 m
Current Situation 14ft – 4.6m  min width
During Phase 3 – 5 months 12ft – 3.6m  min width
Current Situation
Phase 3 – 5 months  12ft – 3.6m  min width
Car Park Access <ul><li>Access is maintained to all car parks. </li></ul><ul><li>Information on routes will be provided to...
 
 
 
 
Our commitment to you <ul><li>Access will be maintained to all premises fronting on to the works during business hours </l...
Our commitment to you <ul><li>A public information centre will be established </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications HQ & me...
How does RPA honour its commitments to you? <ul><li>RPA will  </li></ul><ul><li>Have an ongoing  role throughout the works...
Contractors Commitments <ul><li>Comply with conditions of contract the Railway  Order & EIS </li></ul><ul><li>Will plan hi...
Next Steps <ul><li>November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Provide presentation to affected businesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>O’Con...
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  • Day 1 capacity 8,000ppdph (5 minute headway) Journey time from airport to city 20 minutes Swords to city under 30 minutes Ballymun to city 13 minutes
  • A public information centre will be established during Metro North construction in the city centre. The information centre will act as a: Communications HQ &amp; media centre for press briefings Exhibition space to showcase the project Auditorium for talks and seminars by experts on the project Possible jobs desk for prospective employees Venue for open forums with local businesses and residents
  • A public information centre will be established during Metro North construction in the city centre. The information centre will act as a: Communications HQ &amp; media centre for press briefings Exhibition space to showcase the project Auditorium for talks and seminars by experts on the project Possible jobs desk for prospective employees Venue for open forums with local businesses and residents
  • Metro North Westmoreland St Presentation held on 10th November 2010

    1. 1. Metro North
    2. 2. Metro North <ul><li>St Stephen’s Green to Estuary </li></ul><ul><li>16.5km total length </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 km in tunnel (City centre to Ballymun and Airport) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5.5 km in retained cut, at-grade or elevated </li></ul></ul><ul><li>14 stops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9 underground stops from St. Stephen’s Green to Ballymun and at Airport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 surface stops </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High quality service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity – 8,000 ppdph initially, capable of growing to 20,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency - 5 minute peak headway initially, capable of going to 2 minute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed – Airport to city in 20 minutes; Swords to city in under 30 minutes; Ballymun to city in 13 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Estuary </li></ul><ul><li>Swords </li></ul><ul><li>Fosterstown </li></ul><ul><li>Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Dardistown </li></ul><ul><li>Northwood </li></ul><ul><li>Ballymun </li></ul><ul><li>DCU </li></ul><ul><li>Griffith Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Drumcondra </li></ul><ul><li>Mater </li></ul><ul><li>Parnell Square </li></ul><ul><li>O’Connell Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>St Stephen’s Green </li></ul>
    3. 3. Westmoreland Street Works
    4. 4. O’Connell Street – Westmoreland Street
    5. 5. The Aim <ul><li>The aim for RPA is to design and construct the works without materially impacting on the existing businesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping Dublin Open for Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensuring that City centre remains an attractive destination for shoppers </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. How we keep Dublin Open for Business? <ul><li>By maintaining pedestrian access to all premises </li></ul><ul><li>By maintaining access for servicing and deliveries </li></ul><ul><li>By maintaining access to all existing car parks </li></ul><ul><li>Getting the message across to the Public </li></ul><ul><li>All of this is achieved through </li></ul><ul><li>Careful planning and execution of the works </li></ul>
    7. 7. How we ensure the City centre remains an attractive destination? <ul><li>Noise and dust limits strictly controlled and monitored </li></ul><ul><li>High quality, well maintained attractive hoarding </li></ul><ul><li>Good lighting will be provided between the worksites and the shops so that a safe environment is created </li></ul><ul><li>Good housekeeping, plant and equipment cleaned and fully serviced, worksites kept tidy and dust free </li></ul><ul><li>By RPA and its contractor working closely with you the business community throughout the construction period </li></ul>
    8. 8. Enabling Works - Spring 2011 to Autumn 2012
    9. 9. What are the Enabling Works? <ul><li>Heritage works </li></ul><ul><li>Tree Removal </li></ul><ul><li>Service diversions </li></ul>
    10. 10. Extent of Enabling Works
    11. 11. Enabling Works Phase 1
    12. 12. Enabling Works Phase 2
    13. 13. Enabling Works Phase 3
    14. 14. Enabling Works Phase 4
    15. 15. Enabling Works Phase 5
    16. 16. Enabling Works Phase 6
    17. 17. Enabling Works Phase 7
    18. 18. Enabling Works Phase 8
    19. 19. Enabling Works Phase 9
    20. 20. Enabling Works Phase 10
    21. 21. Enabling Works Phase 11
    22. 22. Enabling Works Phase 12
    23. 23. Enabling Works Phase 13
    24. 24. Enabling Works Phase 14
    25. 25. Enabling Works Phase 15
    26. 26. Enabling Works Phase 16
    27. 27. Enabling works in Westmoreland Street
    28. 28. Construction of Service Tunnels <ul><li>Most surface works adjacent to buildings will happen outside business hours </li></ul><ul><li>Excavations covered over during business hours </li></ul><ul><li>Work continues below ground during the day and is serviced from small hoarded areas (7.5m x 3.0m) </li></ul><ul><li>Footpaths widened into the roads by 3 to 5m improving pedestrian flows during the day </li></ul><ul><li>Works are phased </li></ul><ul><li>All existing traffic movements maintained </li></ul>
    29. 29. Works by day Westmoreland Street East
    30. 30. Works by Day Westmoreland Street East
    31. 31. Works by Day Westmoreland Street West
    32. 32. Works by Day Westmoreland Street West
    33. 33. Worksite by night Works by night Westmoreland Street East
    34. 34. Works by night Westmoreland Street West
    35. 35. Works by night Westmoreland Street West
    36. 36. Main Works – 2012 to 2016
    37. 37. Main Works <ul><li>Station Construction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main works 36 months (excavation and concrete works) 2012 to 2016 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipping the Station 12 months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing and commissioning the system 12months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main works is carried out in 6 distinct phases to ensure pedestrian access and traffic flow is maintained </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Westmoreland Street will remain open for Public transport and deliveries </li></ul></ul>
    38. 38. Extent of the Works
    39. 39. Work Site Phase 1
    40. 40. Works will be split into different phases so as to minimise the impact of the works. Main Works Phase 1 (4 months)
    41. 41. Main Works Phase 2 (5 months)
    42. 42. Main Works Phase 3 - 5 months
    43. 43. Phase 4 Piling Worksite Duration approx: 4 Months Main Works Phase 4 (4 months)
    44. 44. Phase 5 Excavation & Concrete Worksite Duration approx 18 months Main Works Phase 5 (18 months)
    45. 45. Fit out of Stop Phase 6 (12 months)
    46. 46. Traffic Management Measures Public Transport Bridge Banned Right Turns Banned Left Turns Single Lane
    47. 47. Current Situation 13ft 4inches - 4.1m
    48. 48. During Phase 2 – Approx 5 Months 12ft – 3.6 m
    49. 49. Current Situation 14ft – 4.6m min width
    50. 50. During Phase 3 – 5 months 12ft – 3.6m min width
    51. 51. Current Situation
    52. 52. Phase 3 – 5 months 12ft – 3.6m min width
    53. 53. Car Park Access <ul><li>Access is maintained to all car parks. </li></ul><ul><li>Information on routes will be provided to car park users via leafleting from 3 months before the route change </li></ul><ul><li>Signage to each car park will be provided </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul>
    54. 58. Our commitment to you <ul><li>Access will be maintained to all premises fronting on to the works during business hours </li></ul><ul><li>Westmoreland Street will remain the main pedestrian thoroughfare between the two main shopping districts </li></ul><ul><li>Access will be maintained to all premises for servicing and deliveries </li></ul><ul><li>Noise and dust limits will be strictly controlled and monitored </li></ul>
    55. 59. Our commitment to you <ul><li>A public information centre will be established </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications HQ & media centre for press briefings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Venue for open forums with local businesses and residents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24/7 telephone hotline for queries and complaints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>up to date public information on the works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a marketing campaign to advertise the city as being “open for business as usual” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Liaison Officers will be available during the works for you to communicate with </li></ul>
    56. 60. How does RPA honour its commitments to you? <ul><li>RPA will </li></ul><ul><li>Have an ongoing role throughout the works </li></ul><ul><li>Review the contractor’s method of work to ensure compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure you have been consulted about the works before they happen </li></ul><ul><li>Audit and monitor the works as they happen </li></ul><ul><li>Be available and answerable to you </li></ul>
    57. 61. Contractors Commitments <ul><li>Comply with conditions of contract the Railway Order & EIS </li></ul><ul><li>Will plan his works in line with best practice </li></ul><ul><li>Will be a good neighbour </li></ul><ul><li>Educate and brief his workforce on an ongoing basis </li></ul><ul><li>Will engage with you </li></ul>
    58. 62. Next Steps <ul><li>November 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Provide presentation to affected businesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>O’Connell Street 17 th November </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St Stephen’s Green 24 th November </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parnell Square 30 th November </li></ul></ul><ul><li>November 2010 – March 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with individual businesses to discuss impacts and agree appropriate measures </li></ul>
    59. 63. Thank You for Listening
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