Project Description

Abbott Diabetes Care

Donegal Town, Co. Donegal


Client: John Paul Construction

Value: €1.5 million

Contact: Project Manager Tommy Moran – 00353 (0) 87373 2743

Contract Period: December 2018 – April 2019


McMackin Contracts are currently completing works on a new access road and car park, as well as temporary car parks and a contractors village, at the ADCD Plant in Donegal Town, Co. Donegal. Earthworks involved the extraction, placing and compacting of approximately 10,000m3 of rock, as part of the road makeup. There was also approximately 20,000m3 of clay excavated and hauled to nearby tips both on- and off-site.

Works also included:

  1. Temporary wheel wash system installed for lorries hauling material offsite;
  2. Drainage to new road including manholes, testing and commissioning;
  3. Diversion of existing ESB & Eircom services;
  4. Construction of new road leaving ready for tarmac;
  5. Construction of concrete footpaths, kerbing etc;
  6. Erection of hoarding as per JPC specifications;
  7. Works included the construction of ancillary chambers, testing & commissioning;
  8. Closure of existing access points;
  9. Demolition of existing building/structures.


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