Clontarf to City Cycle Route

Dublin City Council has advertised their plan for a cycle route from Clontarf to the City Centre via North strand and Amiens Street.   They propose constructing  a 2.5km of “high quality cycle route” with improved footpaths and landscaping from Clontarf Road / Alfie Byrne Road, via Clontarf Road, Marino Mart, Fairview, Annesley Bridge Road, North Strand Road and Amiens Street.   Details of the plan are available here.  

The route will go underneath Clontarf Road Railway Bridge, North Strand Road Railway Bridge and Amiens Street Railway Bridge(Protected Structures) and over Annesley Bridge at the Tolka River and Newcomen Bridge at the Royal Canal (Protected Structures).
New pedestrian and cycle crossings shall be provided at the following locations: Marino Mart (at Malahide Road); Marino Mart (at Marino College); Fairview (near footbridge); Annesley Bridge Road/ Cadogan Road; North Strand Road / Charleville Mall (Royal Canal Greenway Route).

Existing pedestrian crossings shall be upgraded at the following locations: Clontarf Road / Alfie Byrne Road; Clontarf Road /
Howth Road; Clontarf Road / Malahide Road; Annesley Bridge Road/ Fairview Strand; North Strand Road / East Wall Road; North Strand Road / Annesley Place; North Strand Road / Waterloo Avenue; Amiens Street / Portland Row (5 Lamps); Amiens Street / Buckingham Street Lower; Amiens Street / Talbot Street.

In addition, the proposed works shall include extensive landscaping, removal and replanting of trees, a “greenway” along the front of Fairview Park; improved public lighting and CCTV; cycle parking in Fairview Park; relocation of some bus shelters; removal and relocation of car parking spaces; relocation of road side retaining wall on the east side of North Strand Road, north of Ossory Road; alteration to boundary wall of Iarnród Éireann Head Office, Connolly Station, Amiens Street (Protected Structure) and other ancillary services along the route.

The plan of the proposed development may be inspected for a period of 6 weeks from Thursday, 12th January 2017 to Thursday, 23rd February 2017 at the offices of Dublin City Council, Public Counter, Planning and Property Development Department, Block 4, Ground Floor, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, Monday to Friday,
09.00hrs to 16.30hrs.

The proposal can also be viewed at the following locations:
Central Area Office, 51-53 Lower Sean MacDermott Street, Dublin
Opening Hours: 10.00hrs – 15.30hrs., Monday to Friday.

Charleville Mall Library, Charleville Mall, North Strand, Dublin 1.
Opening Hours: 10.00 hrs – 13.00hrs. and 14.00hrs. – 17.00hrs.,
Monday to Saturday.

The deadline for submissions us Thursday 9th March 2017.    A submission may be made in writing to the
Executive Manager, Planning and Property Development Department, Dublin City Council, Block 4, Floor 3, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 before 16.30hrs on Thursday 9th March 2017.

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