N51 Road Realignment at Wicker's Cross in Co. Meath  


Client: Meath County Council

Programme: Aug 2009 – Jun 2010 

 Value: €2.3 million

Key Project Elements

  • Realignment of 1,600m of the N51 at Wickers Cross 
  • Construction of a new carriageway which was 8m in width 
  • Construction of culvert crossings 
  • Service protection, diversion & provision of new services & utilities 
  • Installation of 900m of 180mm (PE100) HPPE -10bar watermain in roads & verges 
  • Construction of 1,500m of a 1.5m high masonry wall double faced bedded in Lime Mortar 
  • Construction of arches over the culvert crossings 
  • Construction of road embankment using materials on-site and imported materials 
  • Complex traffic management procedures to maintain traffic flows between Navan & Slane

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