Thomas Street / James’s Street QBC Enhancements (High Street to Steven’s Lane)

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It is proposed to carry out the following improvement works (see attached drawings for finished Scheme layout):

  1. General Improvements to road and footpath pavements;
  2. Full reconstruction of the road pavement between Francis Street and Bridgefoot Street;
  3. Extension of existing bus lanes inbound and outbound;
  4. Improved cycle facilities along full length of scheme;
  5. Remedial works to junction treatments;
  6. New traffic signals and pedestrian crossings;
  7. New road markings and signage;
  8. Public lighting upgrade works;
  9. General enhancement to street furniture;
  10. Drainage works and services diversions;

Dublin City Council has engaged Main Contractor…

…to construct the above road scheme, and under the supervision of Roads Construction Division (01 222 30 66), Roads and Traffic Department, Dublin City Council.  Main Contractor, Wills Bros Ltd, during  the course of the Works, will maintain an active web page, with progress and plans information updates, for public access.

Works are due to commence on week commencing Monday 28th October, 2013, and may be expected to continue for approximately 40 weeks (August 2014).  Working hours will largely be 08:00-18:00hrs, Monday to Friday.  Occasional evening and weekend working may be anticipated.  Carriageway surfacing works (undertaken towards the end of the Project) will be carried out at night time.

Access to premises, including vehicular access, along the Scheme will be maintained during the Works.

Pedestrian access along the Scheme will be maintained during the Works.

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

Temporary Loading Bays will be provided at the end of each Works-Area-Cordon.

To minimise disruption to residents, businesses and  passing pedestrian and vehicular traffic, the Contractor will be limited as to the extent of footpath / roadway he may occupy at any given time.  

Dublin City Council acknowledges and appreciates in anticipation, the public’s understanding and cooperation during the course of these Road Improvement Works.

Scheme Drawings