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Public Notice of Decision: Temporary Closure of Section of Lough Atalia Road from 18th March to 13th May, 2015

Mar 4, 2015

Roads Act 1993 - Section 75
Roads Regulations 1994 - Article 12
Notice of Decision

View Drawing: Temporary Closure of Section of Lough Atalia Road

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council has made an order closing:-

Lough Atalia Road from the Junction of Bothar Pairc an Aonaigh and Lough Atalia (near the Radisson Hotel) to 150m south of the Railway Bridge approx. (adjacent to back gate of CIE Railway Station).

Period of Closures: From Wednesday, 18th March to Wednesday, 13th May, 2015 (8 weeks)

Reason: To facilitate the Lowering of Lough Atalia Road underneath the Railway Bridge.

Alternative Routes: Alternative routes for traffic will be via signposted diversion routes.

Diversion Routes: An alternative route is available via Bóthar Pairc an Aonaigh, Forster Street, Eyre Square South, Victoria Place and Queen Street. Local access will be maintained at all times. Advance diversion signage will be in place prior to the road closure.

A one way traffic system (comprising two number traffic lanes) will be implemented inbound on Lough Atalia Road, to Fairgreen Road and outbound along College Road for the duration of the works (approx. 12 weeks). This traffic management system will facilitate eastbound and westbound traffic, as well as local access along Lough Atalia Road, Fairgreen Road and College Road, for the duration of the works. Right turns at the Moneenageisha Junction from Moneenageisha Road to College Road and from Dublin Road to Wellpark Road will be banned for the duration of the works.

Westbound traffic will follow the one way traffic system and divert at Fairgreen Road to Forster Street, Eyre Square, Victoria Place, Queen Street and onto Dock Road before continuing westbound.

Eastbound traffic will follow the signposted diversion routes beginning at Bóthar na Long, onto Dock Road, Dock Street, Merchants Road, Victoria Place, Eyre Square and Prospect Hill. Eastbound traffic will then continue eastbound via Prospect Hill to Bohermore or via Bóthar Uí Eithir to the proposed one way traffic system, outbound on College Road.

Access to Businesses and Premises along Lough Atalia Road and the Galway Harbour Enterprise Park, south of the road closure will be accommodated via Bóthar na Long.

Signed: Joe O'Neill,
Director of Services, Planning and Transportation ,
Galway City Council, Yeats College Annex, College Road, Galway.