Shannon Superhighway

1.4.

THE CLARE CANAL

Shannon Navigation and Flood Relief Canal

The 7 kilometre long Clare Canal connects the Ardnacrusha Headrace with the Shannon Estuary. It is designed for both River Shannon flood relief and navigation for ships to EU Waterways Class Va standard.

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Clare Canal Key Plan
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Clare Canal Plan 1
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Clare Canal Alternative Plan 1
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Clare Canal Plan 2
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Clare Canal Plan 3
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Coordinating Canal with Distributor Road and Rail 

Illustrations

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Navigation Canal joins the Shannon Estuary
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Cruise Boat Terminal
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View from the R445 Road Bridge
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Moyross Road/Rail Distribution Centre
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Ardnacrusha Tailrace Navigable Aqueduct
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Alternative Aqueduct Design
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Ardnacrusha Marina and Visitor Centre
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Alternative view of Marina, Visitor Centre and Locks
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Ardnacrusha - Flood Race Channel
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Ardnacrusha 1000 m3/sec flood relief channel
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Ardnacrusha Flood Relief Dam from Headrace
© Ross Eccles - Infrastructural Concept Designer, Artist, Architect