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Works progressing well on North Quays Infrastructure Project

It’s almost a year to the day since Waterford City and County Council and BAM entered into contract for the construction of the new integrated transport hub at the North Quays, a sustainable transport bridge, as well as enhanced multi-modal access infrastructure. In the twelve months since contracts were exchanged works have been progressing well …Read More

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Bike Bunker installed in Ferrybank School to encourage Active Travel

Waterford City and County Council recently provided Abbey Community College in Ferrybank with a bike bunker, in a bid to promote active travel and encourage more sustainable modes of transport. The bike bunker, which can accommodate up to six bikes, provides a secure, all-weather proof shelter for bike-users. Cecily Johnston, Project Manager with Waterford City …Read More

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North Quays team at Toys4Engineers Expo

The North Quays project team was delighted to be invited to contribute to the 2023 Toys4Engineers Conference & Expo on 5th October 2023, and to share our experiences with fellow contributors and guests. If you were unable to attend the Expo, then check out our latest Newsletter which we shared with attendees:       …Read More

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Newsletter No.3 – August 2023

The North Quay infrastructural works have continued to make good progress over the summer months. We appreciate the added potential for the project roadworks to cause disruption as people return to daily routines, particularly with school’s returning. While the current arrangements will not be changing in the coming weeks, in this newsletter we want to …Read More

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Waterford North Quays - Skerchi Barge for Sustainable Transport Bridge works

Significant river works commence on Sustainable Transport Bridge

    A significant milestone was reached in the progress of the Sustainable Transport Bridge this week as BAMs construction barge ‘Skerchi’ was towed into place to commence piling works for the four bridge pier foundations. The piers require construction of a cofferdam, a watertight enclosure to allow construction work below the waterline. The cofferdams …Read More

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Phase 1 Traffic Management Measures at North Quays

As part of the Waterford Public Infrastructure Project, phase 1 traffic management measures will be installed on Dock Road, Ferrybank, Waterford, starting the week commencing 17th July 2023 for an eight-week period.   The traffic management will be located to the east of the old Ard Rí Hotel entrance and will consist of the lanes …Read More

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Slip Road Closure for two-year period from 29th May 2023

As part of the North Quays Public Infrastructure Project, it is necessary to close the westbound slip road onto Dock Road at Ferrybank from 29th May for a two-year period. This slip lane closure is to facilitate the construction of the new Transport Hub and provide access to the North Quays site.

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North Quays Newsletter Update

In April 2023, Waterford City & County Council issued newsletters to update local residents and businesses in the Ferrybank area regarding the North Quays project.

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BAM appointed as contractor for North Quays project

Waterford City and County Council has awarded the contract for the construction of the North Quays Infrastructure project to BAM. Today (November 28th) Waterford City and County Council and BAM entered into contract for the construction of the new integrated transport hub and sustainable transport bridge as well as enhanced multi-modal access infrastructure. Earlier this …Read More

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Sustainability & Public Realm

NORTH QUAYS will contribute to transform Waterford into a smart sustainable city by using information and communication technologies (ICTs) and other means to improve quality of life, efficiency of urban operation and services, and competitiveness, while ensuring that it meets the needs of present and future generations with respect to economic, social, environmental as well as cultural aspects.

North Quays features a well-pre planned public realm that will establish a community identity, enhance public safety, encourage private investment and allow citizens to embrace and celebrate their places and spaces. Committed allocation by  Urban Regeneration Development Funding and National Transport Authority funding secures North Quays three key infrastructural elements : 

  • Sustainable Transport Bridge 
  • City Centre Access Infrastructure
  • Integrated Transport Hub

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