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| On 1 year ago


By Ger Ryan

As part of the significant road construction works on the N24 Davitt St and Church St, Tipperary Town a Temporary Traffic Management Plan is proposed to best manage the traffic through the town during the Works. Approximately 7000 vehicles per day travel on this road.

In order to reduce traffic where possible through the town during the works, Alternative Routes will be signposted for vehicles (except HGV’s) on the approaches to the town.
See attached drawing identifying the Alternative Routes. These shall be in place for the duration of the project (February to September 2019).

From May to September when works are taking place on Church St, a 1–way system is proposed due to the restricted width here.
This will allow the Works to be carried out safely and as efficiently as possible.
Eastbound traffic would remain on the N24 past the Works and westbound traffic would be directed from Main St to O’Brien St to O’Connell Road rejoining the N24 after the Works close to Redmond Square.
See attached drawing of 1–way system.
This 1-way route includes a temporary mini-roundabout at the Galbally Rd/Emly Rd/O’Brien St junction. This roundabout is necessary to allow the safe and effective movement of vehicles through this junction. The current junction layout has very poor visibility. The size of the roundabout is the minimum required to allow turning space for goods vehicles.

We acknowledge that some disruption will be caused by this 1–way system but see it as the best option for the safe and swift completion of the Works and also the avoidance of lengthy delays on the N24 through Tipperary Town.

Further Traffic Management Plans are likely including some Road Closures along the Works where side roads access onto Davitt St and Church St.
Any Road Closures will be notified to effected Residents and published in local newspapers in advance.

We appreciate the cooperation of residents and locals and Tipperary County Council will work with the Contractor to minimise the disruption as much as possible.

Ger Ryan