Located close to the centre of the County Monaghan town of Castleblayney, Lough Muckno is the largest of Monaghan’s lakes and provides an excellent leisure and recreation resource to the local and visiting community. Monaghan County Council contracted Campbell Utilities to carry out several improvements to the site.
The contract comprised of multiple elements including general site clearance, drainage, excavation and construction of a new access laneway to provide a range of angling points at the South Lodge.
Works also included site development works, including vegetation clearance, tree felling, fencing including construction of a kissing gate and vehicular barrier, building a natural stone wall over an existing culvert, the erection of 50 fishing pegs along the south edge of the Lough and landscaping works.
Project included felling and disposal of trees, vegetation clearance, path and layby construction;
Path construction – Creation of 800m of 3.5m wide pathways alongside the lake edge including construction of 4 no laybys.
Road and entrance construction – Construction of bitmac surfaced entrance comprising all excavation works, placement of stone, bitmac surfacing and white lining.