M4-M6 Toll Road

The M4-M6 highway, which covers the 36 km between Kilcock and Kinnegad near Dublin, absorbs a high volume of the daily traffic between the capital and the surrounding areas.

  • 22.465 vehicles/day
  • 36 km of length

Eurolink M4

Cintra’s first project in Ireland

The M4-M6 Kilcock-Kinnegad highway forms part of the east-west corridor , one of the busiest and most economically important roadways in Ireland. The M4-M6 connects the cities of Dublin and Galway. The M4-M6 highway, which covers the 36 km between Kilcock and Kinnegad near Dublin, absorbs a high volume of the daily traffic between the capital and the surrounding areas.

Significant safety features

The highway consists in lanes 3.75 meters wide, medians of 9 m and generous shoulders up to 3 m in width.

A very active economy lacking a highway network

Modernization of the roadway network has been a vital catalyst in the economic development of the country. The M4-M6 undoubtedly represents one of the most important milestones in this process since it significantly reduces transport costs between Dublin and Galway, Ireland’s most important tourist resort.

Providing a boost for Ireland’s economy

Amongst the numerous corporative social responsibility-related objectives fulfilled, the creation of 60 permanent jobs in the region stands out. In addition, construction of the M4-M6 has brought a breath of fresh air both to the environment and to safety, reducing fuel consumption significantly.

General information

Project:
Connection between the East and the West of Ireland
Location:
Republic of Ireland
Vehicles/day:
22.465
Lenght:
36 km
Opening date:
December 12th, 2005
Investment:
339,8 millons of euros