Background informationProject Created: May 1, 2013
N11/N7 Arklow/Rathnew (Ireland)
Year in Operation:
Design / Construction
Substantial Alteration of Existing Facility
Improvement/Repositioning of road infrastructure along gateway regions of Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford in the Southeast of Ireland.
The project consists of four sections. The N11 Arklow / Rathnew element consists of the design, construction, operation and maintenance of approximately 16.5km of dual carriageway in the administrative area of Wicklow County Council.
Section 2 includes operation and maintenance of an additional 30km section of the existing M11 route (Arklow-Gorey and Arklow Bypass), with some upgrades.
The third part includes design and construction of a service area north of Gorey, which will provide facilities for N11 traffic. Service area facilities will be built on the western side of the dual carriageway with access to and from the southbound carriageway via overbridge.
The fourth part includes design, construction, operation and maintenance of the N7 Newlands Cross junction to an overpass grade-separated junction. The N7 mainline will be raised above its existing level while the Belgard / Fonthill Road (R113) will remain at the current level.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Design Build Operate Maintain
Is the project still active:
25 year concession contract between Irish Roads Authority and a joint venture consisting of BAM Contractors and financing partners BAM and Dutch pension fund service provider PGGM.
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
Access to Land: By Irish Govt.
Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): Irish Roads Authority has a nationally based tolling scheme for roadways which provides financial support for its PPP projects. Pieces of this PPP contract (25 year) are funded by the Irish Government under the National Development Plan and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.
Environmental Clearance: By Irish Government
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: National tolling scheme for PPP projects.
Direct Cash Support
Project Delivery & Finance Method
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? No
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor
Qualifications Based Selection
Request for Qualifications
Request for Proposals
Invitation for Bids
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period