Mon, 04/03/2019 - 12:50
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Works planned for Castletownbere R-572 approach road

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy has today welcomed the beginning of the Part 8 proposal for road improvement works to take place on the R-572 approach road to Castletownbere.

The works will include the construction of shared use footpaths and cycle ways, footpaths, junction improvements and traffic calming  at Rodeen, Derrymihan West and Foildarrig, Castletownbere between the Bridewell junction of the R-572-312 and L-4918-0 and a point 363 metres west of the Rodeen Cross junction of the R-572-312 and L-4920-0 for a distance of 2230 metres.

Mayor Murphy, who has been highlighting these works for some time, noted how the improvements will make a real difference to those living and travelling through Castletownbere,

“This project has been one of my main priorities during my term as County Mayor and I am delighted to see funding in place for Phase 1 which is scheduled to start later this Summer. This is a very important scheme and I would encourage all those affected to engage with the Part 8 process and participate in the planning of this scheme.”

Full details in relation to the project will be available for inspection and/ or purchase at a fee of €5 per set from March 11th 2019 up to and including April 8th 2019 at the Area Engineer’s Office, Foildarrig, Castletownbere, Beara, Co. Cork. 

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development may be made on or before April 23rd 2019 in writing to Castletownbere Area Office, Cork County Council, Foildarrig, Castletownbere, Beara, Co. Cork. P75 WV12

The proposal is adhering to the recommendations of the Castletownbere Transportation Study has been designed by AECOM Consulting Engineers in consultation with the Council’s Castletownbere Area Office.

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