Maintaining high standards
Irish Trucker spoke with road Maintenance Manager Marian Lewis to learn the ins and outs of what maintaining a busy stretch of almost 38km exactly entails.
New fuel stop opens in Newtownmountkennedy
Truckers travelling the east coast route along the N11 from Dublin to Wexford and Rosslare Europort beyond now have a new service station on the approach to Newtownmountkennedy village that they can now include in their fuel stop calculations.
At last: a bridge at Reilly's level crossing!
Work will begin this month to build a bridge over one of Dublin’s most frustrating bottlenecks.
Larkin Engineering wins prestigious NTA contract
Examples of Larkin Engineerings work can be found in every town and village in Ireland and throughout the UK thanks to the Galway companys success in winning major contracts.
A cost-orientated and quality driven approach
Based at 60 Trench Road, Mallusk, Co Antrim, EJC Contracts is a highly respected utility company currently working for leading companies in Northern Ireland such as Farrans, Morrows, Lagan, McNicholas, KN Networks and many smaller contractors.
Roadbridge playing its part in Galway road scheme
As part of DirectRoute (Tuam) Ltd, Roadbridge is currently involved in one of the biggest road projects to take place in Ireland in recent years – the N17 / 18 Gort to Tuam PPP Scheme.
Skys the limit
Public lighting in towns is taken for granted these days, but did you ever wonder who looks after the installation and maintenance on such lighting.
The roadside maintenance professionals
With a 15-strong fleet of specialist vehicles on the road, County Fermanagh based Greentown Environmental is Irelands premier Environmental Maintenance solution provider.
GKTM gets the green light
Gary Keville Traffic Management Ltd is an industry leader in traffic management and control and they are the first port of call for clients who need all their projects, large and small, carried out to consistent safety and quality standards.
Make the Pledge: road safety charity Brake launches new partnership with Aviva
Brake, the road safety charity, and insurance provider Aviva have launched a new partnership.
A long road
Lisburn based Armstrong Surfacing (also known as Robert Armstrong) has been supplying a service to the people of Northern Ireland since the early 1900s.
No. 1 for tarmacadam
Specialising in tarmacadam and asphalt works, Blacktop Tarmacadam Co. Ltd. has been providing unrivalled solutions to an ever-increasing number of satisfied customers for over two decades.
New sustainable transport scheme launched
The UK government has announced that it has given the go ahead to 44 new sustainable transport schemes.
24-hr automated service station opens in Dublin
The first 24-hr automated service station has been opened in North Dublin by Maxol.
New motorway service area opened on M11
Forecourt retailer Applegreen has officially opened a new motorway service area on the M11 in Wicklow.
Truckers assist paramedics at crash site
In the UK, vigilant artic lorry drivers helped paramedics at the scene of a motorway crash over the weekend.
Belfast transport hub edges closer
A London based team of designers has been asked to draw up plans for a new bus and train station on the 20 acre site of the existing Europa Bus centre and Great Victoria Street Train Station.
HGV road tax could be changed
An interdepartmental group is to recommend changes to the Irish motor tax regime for the haulage industry.
RSA describe worst weekend
The Road Safety Authority have described last weekend as one of the worst weekends on Irish roads this year.
Luas celebrates tenth anniversary
The controversial Luas has celebrating its tenth anniversary.
Hazardous Road Conditions Following Break in Dry Spell
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today, Wednesday 25 June, advising drivers and motorcycle riders to take extra care using the roads as the recent dry weather spell breaks and heavy rain is expected across the country over the coming days.
Chinese man collects toll from truckers to buy new dog
A man in China blocked a road and collected tolls from lorry drivers after his mothers dog was killed by a trucker.
Motorists on The Quays could be cut to one lane
A proposed new two-way cycle lane on The Quays in Dublin city centre could see motorists cut down to one lane.
€100k to be spent on National park roads
By the end of the year, there will have been €100,000 spent on road maintenance in Killarney National Park.
New regulations for learner drivers
New regulations are set to be introduced for driving tests.