Posted: December 20, 2022

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Dublin Airport North Runway, the first international runway constructed in Ireland in over 30 years, has been awarded the prestigious title of Engineering Endeavour of 2022 by Engineers Ireland.

Delivered by an international project team, comprising of Arup, SENER and a Construction Joint Venture made up of FCC Construcción and Roadbridge Ltd, Dublin Airport North Runway was chosen by the public and members of Engineers Ireland as the top engineering project of 2022 having featured in Engineers Ireland’s Engineering Excellence Digital Series, held in association with ESB, and following an online vote.

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Congratulating the project team, John Power, President of Engineers Ireland, said: “Engineers have a vital role to play in sustainable, social, and economic development. The innovative and sustainable solutions delivered by this international engineering team in the design and delivery of North Runway will help to support growth and increase connectivity to and on our island.  I would like to offer my congratulations to Arup, SENER,  FCC Construcción and Roadbridge on achieving the title of Engineering Endeavour of 2022. I would also like to congratulate each shortlisted finalist who appeared in this year’s Engineering Excellence Digital Series and thank our title sponsors ESB for their commitment to recognising engineering excellence in 2022 by supporting this year’s video series.”

Marguerite Sayers, Deputy Chief Executive of ESB, added: “Engineering is integral to modern life and the initiatives profiled in this year’s Engineering Excellence Digital Series demonstrates how Ireland’s engineers are leading the way to develop inclusive and sustainable solutions to drive innovation, combat climate change, and support growth. I would like to commend all of the project teams who featured in this year’s series and congratulate Arup, SENER, FCC Construcción and Roadbridge on winning the prestigious Engineering Endeavour of 2022 Award for the Dublin Airport North Runway project.”

daa Interim CEO, Catherine Gubbins, said: “I’d like to congratulate our partners Arup on winning the 2022 Engineering Endeavour Award for their work on Dublin Airport’s new North Runway. It is a coveted award which recognises the delivery of this once-in-a-generation piece of vital national infrastructure on time, on budget for Ireland’s economic growth for many decades to come. The construction of North Runway will further enhance the role of Dublin Airport to enable business and connect lives across the world.”


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