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Croom Concrete Featured in the American Magazine, “Precast Solutions”

In the Winter 2014 edition of the American magazine, “Precast Solutions” an article was published about Precast Concrete Culverts. The article, entitled “More than Meets the Eye” talks about Croom Concrete’s cattle underpasses and the advantages of Precast Concrete Solutions.

Read the full Article on page 16 here.

Further details about our Concrete Box Culverts can be found here.

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Installing a box culvert

Installing a box culvert over two ground levels

Michael Walsh in Bartlemy, Fermoy, Co. Cork has land separated by a busy road.

Michael calculated that he loses 1 hours work every day because of trying to cross the road that lies between his fields.

Michael decided to solve this problem by contacting Croom Concrete to provide a cattle underpass beneath the road and avoid the unnecessary and dangerous disruption to traffic that he encountered daily.

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Cattle Underpass ends a farmers daily nightmare

18m Cattle underpass designed, manufactured and installed by Croom Concrete in March 2012 for John Maloney in Bruff Co Limerick has land separated by a busy road, the R512. The R512 road is a regional road in Ireland which runs from Limerick City to Fermoy, County Cork. At one time it was part of the main route between the cities of Limerick and Cork.

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Allen family safer thanks to new Underpass

Allen family is safer and the yard is cleaner thanks to the new underpass

Seventeen years ago the Allen family of Newcestown investigated building an underpass for their dairy herd but the plan was dropped as it was considered too costly. But the rationale for an underpass did not go away. Cow numbers rose, traffic got heavier and labour more expensive. The road is a busy secondary route linking Bandon and Clonakilty with Macroom.

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Road underpass was turnkey job

In this article from the Farmers Journal, Paul Mooney speaks to Joe O’Donoghue of Michelstown, who decided to fully contract out the construction of a road underpass on his farm.

When it comes to a farm building project some farmers choose to be involved from start to finish. Others take a different approach and hire a good professional, let them get on with it while they can concentrate on running the farm. Both options have their merits.

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