McSwiney Quay set to close to facilitate works on new footbridge

November 3rd, 2017 4:07 PM

By Kieran O'Mahony

McSwiney Quay

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TO facilitate the erection of a new pedestrian footbridge in Bandon, Cork County Council is giving notice that it is to close McSwiney Quay to traffic from 8.00am on Monday November 20th to 6.00 on Friday December 1st.

The section proposed to be closed is from the junction with the R586 at St Finbarr’s Place to the junction at Weir Street. This temporary closure of McSwiney Quay is being considered under Section 75 of the Roads Act,1993.

‘Traffic leaving the Riverview Shopping Centre will turn right onto Weir Street and then left on to the L2021-31 at South Main Street and continue onto the R603 along Pearse Street and then left to re-join the R586 via St Finbarr’s Place and Bridge Place,’ said a council spokesperson.

‘Traffic coming over Bandon bridge or Glasslyn Road will travel southbound on to the R603 at St Finbarr’s Place, continue westbound along the L-2057-0 Saint Patrick’s Quay, turn right on to R603 at Market Street, turn left at South Main Street, then turn right onto Weir Street, then re-joining the road before the Riverview Shopping Centre.’

Any person interested may lodge an objection in writing to the closing of this road, with the undersigned no later than Wednesday November 8th at 5pm to Director of Services, Roads & Transportation, Cork County Council, The Courthouse, Skibbereen.

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