Great Dublin Bike Ride

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Cycling Ireland intends to close the following road to facilitate the Great Dublin Bike Ride on the date and times listed below:

Parkgate Street, Dublin 7, Infirmary Road, Dublin 7,  Wolfe Tone Quay, Dublin 7, Sarsfield Quay, Dublin 7, Ellis Quay, Dublin 7, James Joyce Bridge, Dublin 7, Mellowes Bridge, Dublin 7, Arran Quay, Dublin 7, Inns Quay, Dublin 7,O’Donovan Rossa Bridge, Dublin 7,Grattan Bridge, Dublin 1, Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin 1 and Upper, Dublin 7, Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1, Eden Quay, Dublin 1, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Samuel Beckett Bridge, Dublin 1 and North Wall Quay, Dublin 1 from 06.30hrs to 09.30hrs on Sunday 29th September 2019.

The temporary road closures are to facilitate the passage of the Great Dublin Bike Ride Event from START in the Phoenix Park to East Wall Road, along the North Quays. The event involves 2 routes, 60k and 100k, as follows:

Short route (c60k)

Start: Phoenix Park, North Quays, East Wall Road, Alfie Byrne Road, head along Coast Road past Clontarf, Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Malahide and Swords.

From there the route will turn back in towards the city via Kilsallaghan, Surgalstown, St Margarets, Kilshane, Northwest Business Park, Rosemount Business Park, Cappagh Road, Ratoath Road, River Road, Ashtown Road, Ashtown Gate, North Road, Chesterfield Avenue, Finish: Phoenix Park

Long route (c100k)

Start: as per 60k to Swords. From there, the route turns north onto Naul Road, Ballyboughal, Naul, (R108), Ardcath Road (L1006), Garristown, L1030, Kilbride Road, outskirts of Ashbourne, Hollystown, Northwest Business Park, and as per 60k to Finish: Phoenix Park.

Traffic Management Plan

  • Temporary traffic diversions will apply along the routes.
  • Bus operations will be maintained via Frank Sherwin Bridge, Rory O’More Bridge, Father Matthew Bridge, O’Connell Bridge, Butt, Bridge, Talbot Memorial Bridge and to facilitate bus & emergency crossings 
  • Luas operations will be maintained via O’Connell Bridge and Rosie Hackett Bridge.
  • East Link Bridge will remain in operation.
  • Course Marshalls will be involved in temporary traffic management measures along the routes.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.