Roads and Traffic

Finglas HGV Plan

Notice is hereby given that Dublin City Council has prepared a HGV Plan for the removal of heavy goods vehicles from Finglas Village.


Dublin Port Tunnel Information

For all Port Tunnel information including Permitted Vehicles, Toll Charges etc. please visit the Dublin Port Tunnel website.

MacMahon Bridge

The newly rebuilt MacMahon Bridge over the Grand Canal Dock at Pearse Street/Ringsend Road, was officially opened by The Lord Mayor, Cllr. Paddy Bourke on Friday 30th of May 2008.

Apart from it’s historical significance, this bridge is a crucial link in the traffic management of the city, carrying up to 16,000 vehicles per day and is vital to the operation of the South Port.

Samuel Beckett Bridge

The Samuel Beckett Bridge links the northside and southside of the city over the River Liffey in the Dublin Docklands.Construction commenced in May 2007 and the bridge opened to traffic on the 11th December 2009.

St. Stephen's Green Traffic Management Scheme

Dublin Port Tunnel

Dublin Port Tunnel opened to traffic on December 20th 2006. It is a twin bore tunnel of 4.5km in length with a height clearance of 4.65m. It is part of the M50 Motorway and completes the northern part of the C-Ring around Dublin City. It is a dedicated route for heavy goods vehicles between Dublin Port, located in the heart of the city and the greater road network, via the Coolock Interchange (M50).

North Wall Quay Environmental Improvements and Bus Priority Scheme

Dublin City Council has engaged Main Contractor, SIAC Construction Ltd. (phone 01 40 33 111; fax 01 40 33 177; e-mail ; web ), to construct the above road scheme, and under the supervision of Roads Construction Division (01 222 30 66), Roads and Traffic Department. 

Newcomen Bridge Cycle Project

The Newcomen Bridge Cycle Project will provide improved facilities for cycling and walking along the  North Strand Road by providing a pedestrian bridge adjacent to the existing Newcomen Bridge and North Strand Road Bridge.
The Part 8 Planning Application was lodged on Friday 19th April. It was also advertised in The Irish Times on Friday 19th April.

Closing date for submissions is Friday 3rd May 2013.

Blackhorse Avenue – Section 3 – Road Improvement Scheme

The Roads Construction Division of Dublin City Council has engaged a Contractor, Clonmel Enterprises Ltd., to construct the above road scheme.  Works commenced on Wednesday 20th October, 2010. 

Key Dates

  • Construction Works commenced on 1st May 2007
  • Foundation works in the river are complete
  • The bridge will have been constructed and erected by late 2009
  • Commissioning and testing works take place in late 2009
  • The bridge will open to traffic on the 11th December 2009