N55 Corduff to South of Killydoon Realignment Scheme Section A

Section A:  

Section A of the N55 Realignment Scheme starts at the newly constructed roundabout in the Townland of Garrymore, south of Ballinagh Town, it passes through the townlands of Pottahee, Corduff and ends in the townland of Ballytrust. Fox Building and Engineering Ltd were awarded the contract for construction in April 2017 and reached substantial completion in November 2018. 

Roughan & O’Donovan Consulting Engineers acted as Engineering Consultants for Cavan County Council during the Detailed Design, Construction and Handover phases of the Section A Realignment.


An aerial view of the pre-existing bends on the N55 at Garrymore, at the L-6552 south of Ballinagh
prior to Construction of Section A

 


An aerial view of the realigned N55 at Garrymore, and the new junction with the L-6552, complete
with dedicated right turning lane

 

 


An aerial view of the realigned N55 at the northern end of Phase 1, including the new Roundabout
south of Ballinagh. The new alignment in the photograph bypasses the series of severe bends at Garrymore.

 

 


An aerial view of the realigned N55 at Oghill which now offers opportunities for overtaking and
replaces the previous narrow section that was defined by a lack of verges and steep side slopes.