Roads and Traffic

Chatham Street/Harry Street Area Improvement Scheme

Scope of the work to be carried out

The proposed works extend the full length of Chatham Street and Harry Street, from their junction with Grafton Street running westward to their junction with Clarendon Street, as well as Balfe Street, Chatham Lane and Swan Yard. The proposed scheme includes:

New Traffic Arrangements for Dublin’s City Centre Quays

Dublin City Council has confirmed that new traffic arrangements will come into effect on the north and south city centre quays from Sunday morning 20th August.  These changes are being introduced now to coincide with the Luas Cross City tram testing and to ensure that these permanent changes have time to bed down before regular day time tram testing starts in September. 

Civic Plaza at College Green and Ancillary Traffic Management Measures - Update July 2017

PART X Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended

Part 10 Planning and Development Regulations 2001 as amended

College Green Project

Dublin City Council proposes to seek the approval of An Bord Pleanála for the following development in accordance with Section 175 of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended.  An Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared in respect of the proposed development.

Clontarf to City Centre Cycle Route – Part 8

Proposed Clontarf to City Centre Cycle Route. Clontarf Road/Alfie Byrne Road, Dublin 3 to Amiens Street/Talbot Street, Dublin 1.

Taking in Charge Certificates

To obtain a “Taking in Charge Certificate”, please write to:

Traffic Administration,
Environment and Transportation Department
Block 2, Floor 6,
Civic Offices,
Fishamble St,
Dublin 8

Please outline the exact address, and supply a map if possible.

The fee for this is €63.00 and cheques for this amount should be made payable to Dublin City Council.

Please note that it takes approximately 6 weeks to process these certificates, so this should be factored into the timeline for property sales/purchases.

Project Edward - European Day Without A Road Death

We have spent time reflecting on recent results which paint a very mixed picture of progress in reducing deaths and serious injuries on Europe’s roads. For the first few years of this decade, countries across the EU have been highly successful in pursuing the 2020 50% reduction target. But the arrival of a second successive year of disappointing news shows that this downward trend has stagnated.  

Drumcondra Traffic

Dublin City Council has undertaken a traffic study of the Wider Area Traffic Cell Analysis of Walsh Road, Ferguson Road, Millmount Avenue, Drumcondra in association with Traffic Engineering Consultants AECOM. The aim of this study is to develop a road safety improvement scheme for Drumcondra South that will reduce the impact of traffic in the area.

Blackhorse Avenue – Section 2, Road Improvement Scheme

Scope of the work to be carried out
The proposed scheme includes the widening and reconstruction of an existing 500m long section of carriageway on Blackhorse Avenue in Dublin 7 from a point just southeast of the Cabra Gate entrance to the Phoenix Park to a point southwest of its junction with Springfield Road, incorporating the construction of new concrete footpaths, the provision of new boundary walls and the upgrading of the existing public lighting facilities.  The individual elements to the scheme are as follows;

Samuel Beckett Bridge Temporary Closures

Apply for an Abnormal Load Permit

Apply for a permit to transport an Abnormal Load by road

You need a permit to move goods by road if your cargo is:

  • Width - exceeds 2.90 metres.

  • Length - exceeds 16.5 metres.

  • Weight - exceeds 44 tons

This permit is called an Abnormal Load Permit. It costs €31.

Get an 'Abnormal Load Permit'

To buy a permit, follow these steps:

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