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Wed, 05/02/2020 - 15:21
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CORK COUNTY COUNCIL

ROADS ACT, 1993

TEMPORARY CLOSING OF PUBLIC ROADS

Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, & Article 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Cork County Council proposes to temporarily close the following road for the period and reason specified below:-

Road Subject of Proposed Closure

R-589-0 (Part) Kilbrogan Hill & Macroom Road, Bandon.

Phase I: Kilbrogan Hill (R589-0) road closed from Kilbrogan Hill Cross(L-2023-0) junction to Convent Hill Junction (L-2011-127).

Phase II: Kilbrogan Hill (R589-0) and Macroom Road(R589-0) road closed for a distance of 75m on either side of the intersection of the Convent Hill junction.

Either “Phase I” or Phase “II” road closure will be in operation at any given time, (works commencing with “Phase I”).

Period of Proposed Closure

From 07.00hrs Monday 9th March 2020 to 19.00hrs Saturday 2nd May, 2020

(24 Hr Closure)

Reason for Proposed Closure

To facilitate Pipeline Construction

Alternative Routes

During “Phase I” Road Closure: Traffic intending to traverse Kilbrogan Hill northwards from the L-2023-0(Kilbrogan Hill Cross) junction, shall be diverted south along R589-0, then turn left onto North Main Street(R586-0), follow onto Bridge Place, then turn left onto the Glasslinn Road (R586-0),  take the 1st road exit at the roundabout onto the N71 Glasslinn Road (N71-1024), continue onto the N71-1027, N71-1060 (passing Innishannon), N71-1065, N71-1066, N71-1087, take the 1st exit at Halfway Roundabout onto R589-132, then turn left at the next junction onto R589-132, then continue onto R589-114 (to Killeady), R589-102 (to Crossbarry), R-589-76, R589-43 (passing Brinny), R589-18 & R589-0, as approaching the road closure from the opposite side near the Convent Hill junction. 

During “Phase II” Road Closure: Phase I above stated diversion will apply to all traffic except for Convent Hill traffic.

Convent Hill traffic intending to access the town centre, shall be diverted west along Convent Hill (L-2011-127), follow onto L-2011-97, turn left at Tinkers Cross onto L-6023-0, at the next junction turn left while remaining on L-6023-0, at Carhoon House Cross turn left onto R586-25, follow onto R-586-12 passing Kilbrogan Hill/North Main Street junction as rejoining the original intended route.

Traffic originally intending to travel north along the R589-0 from the Convent Hill junction, shall follow the diversion as stated above to Tinkers Cross, then turn right onto L-6048-0, continue straight past Gurteen Cross onto L-2033-23, turn right onto R590-130 at Mishells Cross, at the next junction turn right onto R589-18, follow on to R589-0, as approaching the road closure from the north side. 

The above stated diversions are applicable in reverse when travelling in the opposite directions.

Objections to this proposed temporary road closure should be made in writing, to the undersigned, quoting Ref: TRC-17-2020, not later than 5pm on Monday 10th February, 2020.  Telephone contact details should be included in the objection.

Director of Services,

Roads & Transportation,

Cork County Council

The Courthouse

Skibbereen

Co Cork

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