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Tallaght to Ballyboden Cycle Route Scheme

Tallaght to Ballyboden Cycle Route Scheme

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06/09/2012

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South Dublin County Council

COMHAIRLE CONTAE ÁTHA CLIATH THEAS

Planning and Development Act 2000 - 2011

Planning and Development Regulations, 2001-2012 - Part 8

Public Notice

TALLAGHT TO BALLYBODEN CYCLE ROUTE SCHEME

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposed provision by South Dublin County Council of the above

scheme in the townlands of Tallaght, Old Bawn, Killininny, Ballycragh, Tymon South, Knocklyon, Scholarstown, Ballyroan, Ballyboden. The

proposed works will comprise the following:

1. Construction of new off-road cycle tracks on Old Bawn Road, Knocklyon Road and Templeroan Road; incorporating associated road re-alignments as required

2. Construction of new shared facilities through Dodder Valley Park (north and south of the Dodder River), Monalea Park and Knocklyon Road;

3. Upgrade of existing off-road cycle tracks on the Firhouse Road and Scholarstown Road;

4. Upgrade of Old Bawn Road in Tallaght Village to incorporate cyclist facilities

5. Provision of new advisory cycle lanes through the N81 - Old Bawn Road junction;

6. Junction improvements at the Firhouse Road West - Old Bawn Road junction, Old Bawn - Firhouse Road junction, Templeroan Road - Scholarstown Road

junction and at the Ballyboden Road - Scholarstown Road junction

7. Road safety improvement works, including new Toucan Crossings, at:

• Old Bawn Road – N81 junction, all arms

• Old Bawn Road access into the Dodder Valley Park adjacent to Parkwood Road junction;

• Firhouse Road - at Victory Centre

• Firhouse Road – Monalea Wood junction

• Ballycullen Road – Monlea Park junction

• Knocklyon Road – Old Knocklyon Road junction

• Knocklyon Road – Knocklyon Shopping Center

• Knocklyon Road entrance into Dargle Wood Park

• Templeroan Road – Dargle Wood Park

• Scholarstown Road at Boden Park

8. Public realm upgrade works, to provide improved cycle facilities through the residential estates of:

• Avonbeg Road

• Mountain Park – St. Dominick’s Road, The Crescent, St. Dominick’s Terrace and Homelawn Road

• Seskin View – Bawnville Road and Bawnville Park

• Monalea Wood

9. Construction of two Pedestrian and Cycle Bridges over the Dodder River and in Dodder Valley Park.

10. Improvements to existing bus stops along the route;

11. Provision of bicycle parking and street furniture at locations along the route;

12. Replacement of affected trees and other landscaping works throughout the scheme;

13. Footpath improvement works throughout the scheme;

14. Provision of new road drainage and associated works where required;

15. Provision of new public lighting, CCTV surveillance cameras, road markings and signage where required.

16. All associated site works as necessary to complete the scheme.

Plans and particulars of the proposed scheme will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of

making a copy from Thursday 6th September 2012 to Thursday 18th October 2012 at the following locations:

• South Dublin County Council Offices, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 between the hours of 9:00 am – 5.00pm Monday

to Thursday and 9.00am - 4.30pm on Friday (Inspection and Purchase)

• South Dublin County Council Civic Offices, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 between the hours of 9:00 am – 5.00pm Monday to

Thursday and 9.00am - 4.30pm on Friday (Inspection only)

• County Library, Tallaght, Dublin 24, between the hours of 9.45 am to 8 pm Mon to Thurs, 9.45am to 4.30pm Fri to Sat

Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends (Inspection only)

• Whitechurch Library, Taylor’s Lane, Ballyboden, Dublin 16 between the hours of 2.00pm - 8.00pm Mon –Thurs, 9.45am -

4.30pm Saturday, Closed Friday and public holidays (Inspection only)

The plans and particulars can be viewed on South Dublin County Councils’ website www.sdcc.ie

The proposed scheme has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC).

Written submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable

development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made in writing to arrive no later

than 4.30pm on Friday the 2nd of November 2012 to:

Tony Shanahan,

Administrative Officer,

Economic, Development and Planning Dept,

South Dublin County Council,

County Hall,

Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Email: travelsmart@sdublincoco.ie

It should be noted that the Freedom of Information Act, 1997-2006 (as amended) applies to all records held by South Dublin County Council

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