Significant works on the water mains on Donovan's Road will impact UCC and surrounding streets next week

Significant works on the water mains on Donovan's Road will impact UCC and surrounding streets next week

Significant road works will take place on Donovan's Road near UCC next week to upgrade the water mains in the area.

During the works, parking will be unavailable on the street and the 205 inbound bus stop will be closed.

The excavations will be primarily located on the inbound lane of Donovan Road and will take place from 7am on Monday until 4pm on Friday.

There will also be disruptions to the water supply for UCC and to homes in the area.

On Tuesday evening between 7pm and 11:30pm supply will be disrupted to the following areas: University College Cork, Donovan Road, O'Donovan Rossa Road, Connaught Avenue, Gillabbey Park, College Road, Wyncherley Terrace, Sunview Terrace, McCurtains Villas, St Finbar's Road, Gillabbey Street, Fullers Road, Noonan Road, 98 Street, Bandon Road, Lough Villas, Lough Road, Waterville, Gould Street, Croghtamore Gardens, Greenmount Crescent, Green Street, Greenmount Avenue, Greenmount Place, Roselawn, Dean Street, Fort Street, Saint Finbar's Street, Vicar Street, Deerpark, Deermount, Deerpark Court and surrounding areas.

The works will be carried out by contractors Ward and Burke Ltd in partnership with Cork City Council on behalf of Irish Water.

“We understand this type of work can be inconvenient and will ensure our work crews make every effort to minimise any disruption these works may cause,” said Steven Blennerhassett, Leakage Reduction Programme Regional Lead, Irish Water.

“These essential works will help reduce leakage and safeguard water supply to customers in the area. The planned improvements to the water network are essential in providing a safe, secure and reliable water supply, now and into the future.” 

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