The project comprises 28 km of high quality dual
carriageway built to motorway standard, with a single carriageway link to the
main road at Birdhill and the upgrading of 10 km of the Nenagh bypass to dual
carriageway standard. The new road will link the Limerick Southern Ring Road
with the existing Nenagh bypass. There will be interchanges on the route at four
locations, namely, Newport, Birdhill, Carrigatogher and Thurles.
Bothair Hibernian are the contractors in charge of the project and RPS
Scetaroute JV are the engineers overseeing it.Safecon are the appointed acoustic and noise measurement
consultants on this project.