York Street Interchange: The challenges of an urban environment, Belfast

9 April, 2018 | 18:15 - 20:00

Venue address:

Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
United Kingdom
Learn more about this strategic piece of Northern Ireland’s infrastructure.
Learn more about this strategic piece of Northern Ireland’s infrastructure.

About this event

The £130 million York Street Interchange will address a major bottleneck on the strategic road network, replacing the existing signalised junction at York Street with direct links between Westlink, M2 and M3, the three busiest roads in Northern Ireland.

Stephen Pollock (Department for Infrastructure) and John McBride (Aecom) will describe the planning, procurement and engineering challenges in delivering this complex engineering project in a constrained urban environment.

The lecture will begin at 6:15pm, with refreshments served from 5:30pm. This event is a joint meeting with CIHT.

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Speakers

Stephen Pollock

Stephen is the Network Development Manager for the Department for Infrastructure – Roads, Eastern Division, with experience in the development and delivery of a wide range of highway, traffic management and transportation projects in the Belfast metropolitan area. A chartered engineer with over 35 years' experience in this field, his work is currently focused on delivery of the York Street Interchange scheme which includes a range of associated sustainable transport projects intended to support greater public transport use during the construction phase.

John McBride

John is an Associate with AECOM and acts as the Project Manager for the scheme. A Chartered Engineer, John has over 10 years' experience in the design and delivery of major road improvement schemes. John has been involved in all aspects of the scheme's design and delivery through all DMRB Scheme Assessments and statutory procedures since its inception in 2006.

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