Moneygall Motorway Service Station
Client: Mr. Patrick McDonagh, Supermacs
Contractor: Killeen Civil Engineering
Services Provided: C&S Engineering Services, PSDP & Resident Engineering Services
Category: Traffic & Transport
Project Duration: 2013 – 2014
Construction of an off line motorway service area and rest area including a service station building with convenience shop, food court, offices, fuel facilities, parking and circulation space. Infrastructure works include a new 62m OD 4 arm to the front of the facility as well as a new waste water treatment plant from which all treated effluent is discharged to the existing municipal plant in the village of Moneygall. All potable water for the facility is sourced from an existing borehole on site.
Other infrastructure works include footpaths, cycleway, public lighting, advance motorway and internal signage, landscaping, electrical substation, petrol interceptor, surface water attenuation system outfalling to adjacent culvert, underground fuel storage tanks, and underground storage tanks for firefighting purposes and ancillary works.
The €7.0M development, which PUNCH helped to secure planning permission in July 2013, will be known as the Barack Obama Plaza after the US Presidents ancestral connections with the local village of Moneygall.