The proposed N5 road project stretches from northwest of Westport in the townland of Deerpark East to a point East of Castlebar in the townland of Ballyneggin . The design of the proposed N5 mainline is a Type 2 Dual Carriageway with major junctions proposed at the intersection of the N59, existing N5, N84 and N60.
The proposed road development includes the following;
20.3 Kilometres of Type 2 Dual Carriageway
5.2 Kilometres of Type 2 Single Carriageway
3 compact grade separated junctions including overbridges
2 at grade “left in-left out” junctions and 1 all movements at grade junction
1 bridge widening over the Castlebar River
2 rail bridges over the Westport to Manulla Junction railway line
11 overbridges, 2 underbridges and 7 farm underpasses
Other associated works
Current Project Phase
The project is currently at Phase 6 (Construction) of the TII Project Management Guidelines.
Construction commenced in January 2020 with the overall project estimated to take 24 months.
For further information regarding the progress of construction including roadworks updates, news and contact details for the site project partners, please visit the site specific website n5w2t.com.
The route corridors shown on this map are for general location purposes only. They are approximate and do not represent the actual design.