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Road Closure Arrangements for Waterford St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2020

Advanced Notice

Waterford City and County Council propose to close the following roads to through traffic on Tuesday, 17th March, 2020 to facilitate the 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The following Roads shall be closed on March 17th from 11am until 5pm to facilitate the parade.

Roads to be closed

  • R680 – Merchants Quay
  • R680 – Meagher’s Quay
  • R680 – Coal Quay
  • R680 – Custom House Quay
  • R680 – Parade Quay
  • R680 – The Mall
  • R680 – Parnell Street
  • R708 – Catherine Street
  • L90025 – Colbeck Street
  • L5530 – Lady Lane (from its junction with Francis Place to
    Colbeck Street)
  • L90024 – Bank Lane
  • L90307 – Beau Street
  • L90023 – Mall Lane
  • R683 – Lombard Street (from its Junction with Rose Lane to
    The Mall)
  • L90022 – Adelpi Quay –(from its junction with Rose Lane to
    Parade Quay)
  • L90021 – Bailey’s New Street
  • L90020 – Greyfriars
  • L90019 – Coffee House Lane
  • L90018 – Henrietta Street
  • L90017 – Keyser Street
  • L5534 – Exchange Street
  • L5535 – Conduit Lane
  • L91091 – Barronstrand Street
  • L5501 – Gladstone Street
  • L1502 – O’Connell Street
  • L15021 – Thomas Hill (from its junction with Meeting House
    Lane to O’Connell Street)
  • L5506 – Vulcan Street
  • L5505 – Thomas Street
  • L1503 – The Glen (Road No.1)
  • L15033 – The Glen (Road No.3)

Diversion Routes
Travelling East on R680 Cork Road
All traffic for M9, N25 and N24 via Rice Bridge shall be diverted at Cork Road Roundabout and directed to Rice Bridge via R686. Traffic for Tramore, Waterford Airport, University Hospital Waterford or Williamstown/Dunmore Road area shall use the Inner Ring Road
and are unaffected.

Travelling West on R680 Rice Bridge
The left lane on Rice Bridge shall be closed and all traffic shall be diverted via R686 to R680 Cork Road at the Cork Road Roundabout. All Traffic shall then use normal routes.

Other Routes
Travelling to Rice Bridge from Tramore, Waterford Airport, University Hospital Waterford or Williamstown/Dunmore Road area shall be diverted via R709 Inner Ring Road to Cork Road Roundabout and the detour via R686.

Parking within the main Quay car parks will be available until approximately 1 hour before the Parade Commences at 1pm and will be reopened 30 minutes after the all clear is called by Event Control.

All on-street car parking on the closed roads will be removed 24 hours before the parade begins. All other city car parks will be unaffected. Objections or submissions may be made in writing to the Director of Services, Roads, Water and Environment, Waterford City and County Council, City Hall, The Mall, Waterford not later than 4pm on 29th January 2020.

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