Pedestrian Safety Intervention Scheme 2020

Under Construction

Works Extent

The provision of Low Cost Pedestrian Safety Intervention Schemes at various locations around the city as follows:

Vicar’s Road: Pedestrian crossing to facilitate access to COPE Foundation;

Ringmahon Road: Pedestrian crossing to facilitate access to Scoil na Criosa Naofa Primary School;

Dublin Hill: Raised tables and tabletops to prioritise pedestrians at junctions;

Rathmore Road: Upgraded footpaths throughout and tabletop at entrance to Thomas Kent Park;

St. Patrick’s Road: Shorten pedestrian crossing distances at junction of St. Patrick’s Road, Congress Road and Murphy’s Garden.  Install new pedestrian crossing on St. Patrick’s Road;

Popham’s Road: Upgrade the footpath outside the shops to make it more accessible to vulnerable road users;

Alderbrook: Provide pedestrian link from the estate to the junction of the Airport Road and Frankfield Road.

Objectives

  • Enhance pedestrian connectivity between settlements, employment hubs, educational facilities and public transport services;
  • Improve safety for vulnerable road users;
  • New and upgraded footpaths;
  • New controlled and uncontrolled pedestrian crossings;
  • New road markings and signage.

Timeline

Start: The Pedestrian Safety Interventions Scheme 2020 Part 1 is complete.  Works are complete at Vicars Road, Ringmahon Road and Dublin Hill and at Rathmore Road.

The Pedestrian Safety Interventions Scheme 2020 Part 2 is currently at Construction Stage.  Works are complete at St. Patrick’s Road and Alderbrook.  Construction is underway at Popham’s Road.

Finish: Construction of the Pedestrian Safety Interventions Scheme 2021 Part 2 is due for completion Q1 2022. 

Pedestrian Safety Intervention Scheme 2020 -R Sept pic 1

Pedestrian Safety Scheme 2020 - R Sept pic 2