Project: Roll out of 40 Dublin Bike Stations
Key works performed Extensive traffic/pedestrian management plan in conjuction with Dublin City Council and shop owners . Extensive site surveys with utility companies Saw cut and excavate footpaths and carriage ways Set up detailed jig structure for each bike stand including bolts and data ducts, precision work required with only a 2mm tolerance allowed Lay in ducting for esb and data cables Permanent reinstatement of carriageways and footpaths
Certificate of Satisfactory Execution – Works Contractor, PSCS & HSC Dublin Bikes Rollout Phase 2, Dublin City Centre. As part of its overall long term strategic and sustainability plan Dublin City Council introduced the innovative idea of providing the general public and tourists alike with bikes. This strategic step change allows people to travel more freely and safely around the city. The idea also helps Dublin City Council achieve its Environmentally friendly policy. Cairn Construction were appointed as Main Contractors, PSCS and HSC for 59 stations on this prestigious contract. All works were carried out in a live, built up city environment. At times, and to avoid disruption, major elements of the works were carried out at out of hours, night time and weekends.
The Main Site Activities consisted of, Dilapidation Surveys of existing buildings, survey and identification of existing live services, detailed design and implementation of traffic management, diversion of live services, installation of new services, chambers, roads and footways realignment, excavations including hand excavations, archaeological studies, kerbing, granite and marble paving, traffic signage, concrete hard standings, kerbing, concrete and granite, to final bike lock holders and signage.
Site location: 59 Number New Bike Stations within a 3 mile radius of O’Connell Street. Dublin 1, 2, 7 & 8.
This scheme won the Public Sector’s Magazine Award for Excellence in Construction.
Dublin Bike Scheme – Docklands