Boyne River Bridge

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The Boyne River Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge in County Meath, Ireland. It spans the Boyne River west of Drogheda on the county boundary between County Meath and County Louth and is part of the M1 Northern Motorway. (It was the longest such bridge in the Republic of Ireland until 19 October 2009, when the River Suir Bridge opened on the N25.) Due to environmental concerns, an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was carried out for the bridge separately from the M1 EIS -- the first such formal EIS carried out and published for a bridge in Ireland.

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Designing a road bridge over the Boyne was not an easy task. At the chosen point, upstream from Drogheda, the ground level on the south is elevated, with a sudden drop while the north bank slopes gradually down to the river. The area is environmentally sensitive, especially the reed beds on the north bank and the flora and fauna of Yellow Island in the middle of the river. The area has a rich heritage as it is also situated adjacent to the area in which the Battle of the Boyne took place in 1690.

The answer was a cable-stayed bridge. Although at a cost of €35 million it...
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