TEMPORARY CLOSING OF ROADS
Roads Act 1993 – Section 75
Roads Regulations 1994 - Article 12
Notice of Intention
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Galway City Council proposes to make an order closing:-
Forster Street: All Traffic except Buses & Taxis
Eglinton Street: All Traffic except Buses & Taxis
Williamsgate Street: All Traffic except Buses & Taxis
Period of Closure: From 10am to 4pm, Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd September 2017
Reason: European Car Free Day
Alternative Routes: Alternative routes for traffic will be via signposted diversion routes.
Forster Street - An alternative route is available via Fairgreen Road, Lough Atalia Road, Bothar na Long, Dock Road, New Dock Street & Merchants Road. Local access will be maintained at all times. Advance diversion signage will be in place prior to closure commencing.
Eglinton Street & Williamsgate Street - An alternative route is available via St Vincent’s Avenue, Woodquay, & Eyre Street, or via Prospect Hill, Bothar na mBan, Headford Road & St Vincent’s Avenue. Local access will be maintained at all times. Advance diversion signage will be in place prior to closure commencing.
Documents can be inspected at the Galway City Council, Transportation Department, during normal office hours, from 9.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday. Objections to the proposed temporary closure may be submitted in writing to the undersigned not later than 12.00 noon on Friday 1st September 2017.
Signed: Thomas Connell,
Director of Services,
Transportation, Recreation & Amenity, Corporate Services Directorate,
Galway City Council, Yeats College Annex, College Road, Galway.