Balbutcher Lane Junction Reconfiguration

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Scope of the work to be carried out

The Site is located at the current roundabout junction of Balbutcher Lane (North/South), Ballymun, Dublin 9. The development of Hampton Woods lies to the north
of the site, with the residential developments of Cranogue and Belclare Park to the
south.

The proposed roadworks will replace the existing roundabout with a signalised junction and a new road connection will be created from Balbutcher Lane, through Hampton Woods to the R104, St Margaret’s Road. The proposed scheme will improve connectivity within the Ballymun area and provide safer pedestrian and cycling facilities for the community

The proposed scheme includes:

  1. Provision of new roadways & footpaths,
  2. Provision of new cycleways including protected cyclist junction design,
  3. Upgrade of the existing water mains network,
  4. Provision of new surface water drainage network,
  5. Provision of new public lighting,
  6. Provision of new road markings, traffic signs, traffic signals, and traffic calming
    measures
  7. Provision of controlled pedestrian crossings,
  8. Provision of all necessary traffic management to complete the scheme safely,
  9. Landscaping including the planting of 54 new trees

See attached drawings for Scheme location and layout.

Contractor

Dublin City Council has engaged the following main Contractor for the works:

              Clonmel Enterprises Ltd.,

                Unit R,

                M7 Business Park,

                Newhall, Naas,

                Co. Kildare

                W91 W6H

Phone:  (045) 981900

Fax     :  (045) 981901

Email :   info@clonmelent.com

Web  :   http://www.clonmelent.com/

For further information or if any particular issues arise during the contract, please contact the Clonmel Enterprises Liaison Officer, mobile phone no. (083) 0569924.

Works are due to commence on Monday the 6th January, 2020 and are expected to continue for approximately 9 months. Working hours will be mainly 08:00-18:00hrs, Monday to Friday.  Occasional evening and weekend work (particularly at road junctions) may be required. Carriageway surfacing works (undertaken towards the end of the Project) will most likely be carried out at night time or weekends.

Access to premises: pedestrian access to premises along the Scheme will be maintained at all times during the Works.  Vehicular access will be maintained as far as reasonably practicable.  When excavating the road outside individual premises, access will necessarily be temporarily interrupted. The contractor will liaise with those affected in advance of the work to minimize the disruption.

Similarly, access for emergency services, and refuse collection, will also be maintained

Vehicular Passage
As the Works include for the full reconstruction and realignment of the existing carriageways, it will be necessary at times to operate a STOP-GO shuttle system during the Works.  Motorists are advised that this will inevitably cause some delay to both inbound and outbound trips during the full course of the Works

Acknowledgement

Dublin City Council apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused and seeks the public’s understanding and cooperation during the course of these Road Improvement Works.          

SCHEME DRAWINGS

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