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Proposed Traffic Calming Scheme, Vulcan Street/O’Connell Street, Waterford

Waterford City and County Council proposes to undertake the construction of a traffic calming scheme at the junction of (L5505) Vulcan Street/ (1502) O Connell Street in Waterford City. The proposed works include modification of the existing traffic lanes, construction of build outs on each corner creating greater sight lines for vehicular traffic and easier crossing points for pedestrians.

The junction will also be raised to reduce the speed of vehicular traffic entering the junction. The implementation of the traffic calming scheme with landscape strategy will create a safe environment for all road users with a strong emphasis on non-motorized road users.The main goal is to reduce vehicular speed and improve the facilities for the vulnerable road users.

Drawings are available for inspection below and during normal office hours from Wednesday 19th June to Tuesday 16th July 2019 at the Council’s Customer Services Departments in the Civic Offices, Dungarvan and Bailey’s New Street, Waterford.

The Council will consider any submissions or observations made in writing regarding the proposal. Submissions should be lodged with Ms. Aideen Jacob, Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Waterford City & County Council, Menapia Building, The Mall, Waterford or by email to to be received before 4.00pm on Tuesday 30th July, 2019.


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