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02/04/2024

FP McCann Completes Works On Strabane North Greenway Project

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FP McCann has completed works on Strabane North Greenway Project which was built along the remains of a disused railway line.

The Greenway Project which is 1.4 kilometres long and three metres wide offers the public a safe and scenic walking route from the town centre. Along the route there are sections where users can park their bikes or take a break.

FP McCann Directly provided 42 bullnose kerbs, 199 HB2 road kerbs as well as 3288 pin edge kerbs. All surfacing works where done by FP McCann squads, they laid 600T of AC20 base along with 396 Tonnes of hot rolled asphalt surfacing. 6 precast comms boxes were also provided for this project.

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The project which began in late September 2023 and concluded in late February 2024, had its own set of challenges. These included the persistent existence of overhead power lines and the presence of three invasive species on the site: Japanese Knotweed, Himalayan Balsam and Giant Hogweed.

Works undertaken within this project included:

•Site clearance

•Excavation

•Ducting and drainage works

•Kerbing works

•Asphalt surfacing

•Installation of street furniture

•Fencing works

•Installation of estate fencing

This project was funded by INTERREG VA, administered by the Special EU Programmes Body and the Department for Communities. The Greenway Project was carried out for Derry and Strabane District council in conjunction with McAdam Design. Safety Professionals Ltd was the Principal Designer on the project.







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