C2CC Project: Overview
Dublin City Council is delivering the Clontarf to City Centre Cycle & Bus Priority Project
The Clontarf to City Centre Cycle & Bus Priority Project (C2CC Project) will provide segregated cycling facilities and bus priority infrastructure along a 2.7km route that extends from Clontarf Road at the junction with Alfie Byrne Road, to Amiens Street at the junction with Talbot Street. The route is identified as a primary route in the Greater Dublin Area Cycle Network Plan, published by the National Transport Authority in 2013.
The project will deliver the following:
- Provide high quality, continuous and consistent cycling facilities to cater for existing and future demand;
- Improve the urban realm, landscape and built environment along the route;
- Protect vulnerable road users through the delivery of a safe and attractive route for commuter and recreational cycling, and the upgrade and provision of additional pedestrian crossings;
- Improve bus journey times and reliability;
- Simplify the interchange between bus services and other transport modes;
- Reduce reliance on private car transport;
- Provide for a reduction in transport emissions through encouraging a modal shift to active travel and public transport use;
The following stages have been completed on the C2CC Project:
- Approval of a Sustainable Transport Measures Grant from the National Transport Authority in 2012.
- Completion of Option Selection in 2012.
- Preliminary Design – prepared by RPS Consulting Engineers between 2014 and 2016.
- Part 8 Planning Application Submitted in early 2017.
- Design Amendments made in relation to trees and junctions.
- A revised Part 8 planning application was submitted in 2017.
- Between 2017 and 2020, a detailed design was developed, in conjunction with all stakeholders and led by ROD Consulting Engineers.
In the first half of 2021 Dublin City Council ran a tender process for the selection a works contractor for the project. It is anticipated that the contractor will be appointed to commence construction later this year, following completion of approval processes. The construction start date will be communicated as soon as it is available, and details will be provided in relation to the traffic management plan and the construction program.
Residents and businesses who will be directly or indirectly affected by the works will be contacted shortly.