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Road Traffic Act 1994 Proposed Temporary Cycle Lane/ Traffic Calming Measures On The R336 Seapoint Promenade, R336 Salthill Road Upper And The R336 Knocknacarra Road.


Road Traffic Act 1994 Proposed Temporary Cycle Lane/ Traffic Calming Measures On The R336 Seapoint Promenade, R336 Salthill Road Upper And The R336 Knocknacarra Road.

Public Notice in Accordance with the Road Traffic Act 1994 (Section 38) as amended by the Public Transport Regulations Act, 2009 (Section 46) Measures to enhance public bus services — traffic calming measures, Galway City Council hereby gives notice of its intention to provide the following temporary cycle lane provisions on the R336 Seapoint Promenade, R336 Salthill Road Upper and R336 Knocknacarra Road.

The proposed development, which is the subject of this Section 38 notice, will be implemented for a period of six months commencing in March 2022 until September 2022 and will include the following:

  • The provision of a temporary 2-way (Contraflow) cycle lane on the seaboard side, from the R336 Seapoint Promenade/ L-5138 Grattan Road Junction to the Blackrock Tower*
  • The provision of a temporary 1-way (Outbound) cycle lane on the seaboard side, from the Blackrock Tower to the R336 Knocknacarra Road/ R336 Barna Road/ R337 Kingston Road Junction*, and
  • Associated temporary traffic management to provide for the proposed temporary cycle lane provisions.

 Drawings of the proposed upgrade are available for public inspection from 14th of January 2022 to the 28th of January 2022 (each day excluding weekends and public holidays from 9.00am to 4.00pm.) at Galway City Council, College Road, Galway. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Council’s offices are accessible by prior appointment only. Please contact Customer Services on 091 536 400 or customerservice@galwaycity.ie 

 Drawings are also available for inspection on the Galway City Council website www.galwaycity.ie/SalthillTemporaryCycleway 

Observations and submissions in respect of the proposed upgrade should be made through an online form (see www.galwaycity.ie/SalthillTemporaryCycleway ) or in writing and addressed to Mr. Patrick Greene, Director of Services, Transport, Climate Action & Environment, Recreation & Amenity and Water Services, Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, Galway or emailed to activetravel@galwaycity.ie  before 4.00 p.m. on the 28th of January 2022.

Signed: Patrick Greene, Director of Services, Transport, Climate Action & Environment, Recreation & Amenity and Water Services, Galway City Council.

*Text updated 14.01.2022