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Advanced Notice: Traffic Flow changes in Waterford City Centre

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT: DIRECTIONAL CHANGES TO TRAFFIC FLOW IN THE CITY CENTRE

FROM 19th MAY 2020

The following Waterford City centre directional changes to traffic flow will come into force from 19th May 2020:-

Mayor’s WalkTraffic flow will be one way only, from junction at Barrack Street to junction at Bachelor’s Walk. Traffic flow will be both ways from junction of Bachelor’s Walk to junction at Patrick Street.
Bachelor’s WalkTraffic flow will be one way only, from its junction at Mayor’s Walk to Stephen Street.
O’Brien StreetTraffic flow will be one way only, from its junction at Newgate Street to Bachelor’s Walk.
New StreetTraffic flow from New Street and John’s Lane must exit left via Brown’s Lane.   Traffic exiting Brown’s Lane can go via Castle Street or Hennessy’s Road.
Castle StreetTraffic flow will be one way only, between its junction with Brown’s Lane and Close Gate, and two way from its junction at Close Gate to its junction with Manor Street.
Parliament StreetTraffic flow will be one way, from its junction with Manor Street and its junction with Castle Street.
Brown’s LaneTraffic flow will be two way, from its junction with Castle Street and its junction with New Street.   Traffic flow from Hennessy’s Road via Browns Lane must exit left via Newgate Street.
Convent HillTraffic flow will be one way only from its junction at Barrack Street to entrance of Robert Thomson funeral home. Traffic flow will be both ways, from the junction at entrance to Thompson’s funeral home to the junction at Hennessy’s Road.

Please note, together with traffic flow changes, four sets of new Traffic Signals will be operational from 19th May, 2020. These signals are:

  1. College Street and Hennessy’s Road junction.
  2. Newgate Street /New Street/ Stephen’s Street /Brown’s Lane junction.
  3. Pedestrian Crossing on Brown’s Lane (near Castle Street).
  4. Pedestrian Crossing on Hennessy’s Road (near Convent Hill).
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Martina payne
3 years ago

More changes!!Why change something that has been working?
All shortcuts are no more!
Particularly the change on the Cork rd having to detour towards Poleberry to come back on to the Cork rd by
College and coming from Rice Park there’s no right turn at traffic lights on to the cork rd…just ridiculous!!!

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