Public consultation open on two-way cycle lane for Cork's South Mall

Public consultation open on two-way cycle lane for Cork's South Mall
South Mall, Cork. Picture Dan Linehan

CORK City Council has opened up a public consultation on the possibility of an interim two-way cycle lane on Cork city’s South Mall 

The public consultation document states: “The proposed scheme will create East/West dedicated cycle infrastructure on the southern side of South Mall.

“The proposed work includes adjustments to traffic lanes, new lining, new signage installation of edge protection, adjustments to parking, adjustments to traffic signals, adjustments to cycle parking and stations, renewal of surfacing and public lighting as required.” 

Planning files from Cork City Council show the route for the cycle lanes on South Mall.
Planning files from Cork City Council show the route for the cycle lanes on South Mall.

The closing date for submissions is July 7.

Submissions can be made at https://consult.corkcity.ie/.

Three other cycle infrastructure schemes have also been opened up.

Scheme 1 on Centre Park Road includes provision of a dedicated outbound cycle lane, adjustments to traffic lanes, new lining, new signage, installation of edge protection and renewal of surfacing as required.

Scheme 2 on Monahan’s Road includes the provision of a dedicated inbound cycle lane on Monahan’s Road and Marquee Road. The work includes adjustments to traffic lanes, new lining, new signage, installation of edge protection and renewal of surfacing as required.

Scheme 3 on Terence MacSwiney Quay, Horgan’s Quay & Victoria Road, - includes provision of a dedicated outbound & inbound cycle lane. The work includes adjustments to traffic signals, adjustments to traffic lanes, adjustments to parking, new lining, new signage, installation of edge protection and renewal of surfacing as required.

Submissions for these close on July 2.

A pedestrian safety consultation on Rathmore Road has been open since May 29. This includes installing a section of Footpath on Rathmore Road to provide a pedestrian link from the Old Youghal Road to Glen Avenue. The works will also include the upgrading of several sections of footpath along the route. The footpath will be raised at the junctions on Rathmore Road to provide pedestrian priority. New footpaths, road markings and signage as well as ancillary works will also be carried out in the area.

Submissions close for this on June 26.

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