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Lough Atalia Bridge Road Lowering Update - 26th March

Mar 26, 2015

Roadworks within Galway Harbour Enterprise Park

Pipe laying Works within Galway Harbour Enterprise Park will continuing into next week. The Temporary Traffic Management will remain in place with traffic flow reduced to a shuttle operation. A Traffic Management Operative will be manually controlling traffic on the site to ensure traffic does not obstruct access / junctions.

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Enabling / Preparation Works for the Lough Atalia Road Closure

In preparation for the Lough Atalia Road Closure, roadworks are required at the locations listed below. Temporary Traffic Management measures will be put in place with localised rerouting of traffic through the junctions. Traffic Management Operatives will be on site to control pedestrians and traffic around the Works areas.

  • Roadworks to modify two traffic islands on Dock Street will take place on Monday 30th March during off peak hours (09:30 to 16:00 and 20:00 to 23:00);
  • Roadworks to remove the traffic island at the junction of Merchants Road with Victoria Place will take place on Tuesday 31 st March during off peak hours (09:30 to 16:00 and 20:00 to 23:00);
  • Roadworks to modify two traffic islands at the junction of Fairgreen Road with Forster Street / College Road will take place on Tuesday 31st March and Wednesday 1st April during off peak hours (09:30 to 16:00 and 20:00 to 23:00);
  • Roadworks to modify the traffic islands at the junction of Lough Atalia Road/ College Road / Loyola Park will take place from Monday 30th March through to Friday 3rd April. Works affecting traffic flow will take place during off peak hours (09:30 to 16:00 and 20:00 to 23:00);
  • Roadworks to excavate trenches across Fairgreen Road between the junction with the Revenue Office and the junction with Lough Atalia Road will take place on Tuesday 31st March and Wednesday 1st April during off peak hours (09:30 to 16:00 and 20:00 to 23:00). The Works will require Temporary Traffic Management to be in place where traffic will be reduced to a shuttle operation. A Traffic Management Operative will be manually controlling traffic on the site.

Preparation Works under Lough Atalia Road Railway Bridge

In preparation for Works under the Railway Bridge, installation of monitoring equipment to the bridge beams is required. To facilitate the installation of the monitoring equipment, traffic management will be required under the bridge to provide safe working space for the erection of scaffolding . The Works will require Temporary Traffic Management to be in place where traffic will be reduced to a shuttle operation. Traffic Management Operatives will be manually controlling traffic on the site. The Traffic Management will be in place on Thursday 26th March, Friday 27th March and Monday 30th March during off peak hours (09:30 to 16:00).

Road Closure Programme.

The closure of Lough Atalia Road under the Railway Bridge is schedule to commence Tuesday 7th April. A detailed update will be released in due course.

We would like to apologies for any disruption that will be caused by the works and thank the Public for their support and understanding.

Galway City Council have appointed Tom Cannon of TOBIN Consulting Engineers, as Public Liaison Engineer to the project for the duration of the works. Tom will be available to answer any queries from Residents, Businesses and the general public from 9am - 5pm, Mon-Fri. and can be contacted on 086 166 6653 or email on lar@tobin.ie.