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M1 Motorway Widening

Project: M1 Motorway Widening

Client: Transport NI

 

The aim of the scheme was to reduce traffic congestion by improving this integral transport link to Belfast City by increasing the capacity. To achieve this, additional lanes were required on both sides of the dual 2-lane motorway carriageway, over a 2km stretch. Works included:
  • Site clearance and demolition
  • Reinforced earth embankments
  • Carriageway construction
  • Carriageway resurfacing 
  • Drainage including pipe jacking 1.2m diameter sewer underneath the existing carriageway
  • Strengthening the Finaghy Road North Bridge
  • 2No new matrix gantries
  • Sound attenuation barrier
  • Safety fencing