The summer has seen a significant increase in the level of construction activity throughout the whole Scheme. Its visible as you drive along the A6 that number of areas have opened up and works are progressing at a steady pace.
Cut and fill operations are ongoing between Ballyhanedin and Crock Na Brock (Zone D) Ovil Hill (Zone E) Magheramore Road (Zone F) Ervey link road and Killaloo Junction (Zone B) in preparation for fill and embankment works which have now started at Derrychrier (Zone E)
Further side road utility service diversions and drainage is ongoing at Baranailt road north (Zone C) to assist in the construction of the new Baranailt Road North alignment and new connection under the A6.
Culverts have been installed between Feeney Road and Claudy and between Claudy and Fawney and flood culverts have been installed at Owenrigh river.
Further works are underway across the scheme, with the construction of access tracks on-going in various areas between Feeney Road and Claudy.
Altagarron Road Mammal Underpass Installation
Derrychrier Bailey Bridge
Pipe Welding Drumahoe Park and Ride
S14 Altagarron Road
Burntollet Bridge Demolition
S01 Lismacarol Road Accommodation Overbridge
Excavation completed and construction underway.
S05 Burntollet Bridge
Existing stone arch at Burntollet Bridge was demolished at the end of July 2019.
S05 Ardmore Road Bridge
Preliminary piling installation and testing were completed early July 2019
S09 Claudy Underbridge
Temporary road diversion has been constructed and new temporary traffic arrangements implemented in August 2019 allowing works to commence on the underpass structure.
S10 Underpass (between Claudy and Gortilea)
Completed and works to the carriageway over the structure will commence shortly.
S11 Gortilea Road
Excavation, piling and construction continues in August 2019
S12 Ballyhanedin Road
Preliminary piling installation and testing has been completed.
S13 Munreery Road Overbridge
Bulk excavations are ongoing to enable construction of the structure.
S14 Altagarran Road Underbridge
is structural complete and being backfilled to allow the mainline to cross over the structure. In-situ concrete works on the retaining walls are ongoing
S17 Owenbeg River Bridge
Preliminary piling installation has been completed.
S18 Feeney Road
Preliminary piling installation and testing was completed early July 2019.
S19 Owenrigh River Bridge
Bulk excavations are ongoing to enable construction of the structure