The scope of services required by Kerry County Council consists of all services
necessary or desirable for the purposeful management and delivery of Phases 3
and 4 of the National Roads Authority (NRA)‘s Project Management Guidelines 2010 (NRA PMG 2010) in relation to the N70 Sneem to Blackwater Bridge Road Project.
The project comprises of the on-line widening/realignment of the existing N70 to
provide a Type 3 Single Carriageway Road with cycle facilities over a distance of
approximately 4.4 km.
Approximately 1.55 km of the project has been improved in recent times and has
a paved width which varies between 8 m and 9.5 m. There are no specific cyclist
facilities at these locations. The quality of the remainder of the existing road is
significantly poorer with substandard paved width, alignment and surface. These
sections have not seen any significant improvement in recent times other than