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Barrow Blueway Progress Report January 2021
Installation of the Blueway trail is temporarily on hold as per Government restrictions, due to Covid. Once restrictions are lifted work will commence again.
Kildare County Council as lead partners have appointed a Civil Engineering Design Team for the detailed design of the road crossings and bridges, this design work has commenced and can continue.
Progress update on the construction of the Barrow Blueway 7th Dec 2020
Waterways Ireland have commenced installation and compaction of the final layer of quarry dust to sections of the towpath, by Christmas it is hoped to have 4.2km complete from close to Lowtown heading south and a further 4.5km from Milltown Bridge towards and into Laois.
Kildare County Council have appointed Consultant Engineers to complete the detailed design of all road crossings and the 2 no. pedestrian Bridges associated with the Blueway, work is expected to commence on these in the Summer of 2021.