Progress Update March 2023
Pavement works will be complete by the end of March on the Mainline, operations continue on side roads, access tracks and Non-Motorised User paths.
Fencing operations are ongoing with Mainline fencing complete. Snagging works remain ongoing throughout the project.
Earthworks cut and fill operations are complete with finishing works ongoing throughout all zones.
NIW diversions are complete and new private installations are ongoing. NIE works are ongoing with major connections complete for all streetlighting, NIE ITS connections are imminent.
VRS installation on the mainline is complete with snagging substantially complete.
Side Roads and Access Track base/binder and surface course are substantially complete. Surface Course to Access tracks will be ongoing over the coming months and throughout all zones.
Landscaping activities continue site wide.
Kerbing and footway works are substantially complete on all main junctions with footway surfacing ongoing.
Road marking are complete on all trunk carriageways.
Public lighting is complete on all junctions within the site. Sign erection is substantially complete throughout the entire network.
Further Traffic Management will be required on the mainline with lane switches ongoing for the coming months. Side roads TTM will be deployed in the coming months to facilitate finishing works.
Pond excavation, outfall works and mainline drainage are complete, Pond finishing, fencing and surfacing is ongoing.
Snagging works remain ongoing throughout all aspects of mainline, to be completed before opening of the mainline, snagging of side roads and access tracks continues for the coming months.
Accommodation works remain ongoing and will continue in all work zones.
Structure 05A / 05B & 07, Bird Netting works have been completed with Gallery Mesh and doors to be installed over the coming weeks.
Structures maintenance access steps works are completed with installation of handrails ongoing.
Snagging works and formal Acceptance Inspections are ongoing at all Structures.
The mainline Road safety Audit is planned to immediately follow the completion of all construction activities.