Location
Cork
Status
In Progress
Investment
€14 million

Benefits

  • Will improve the water and sewer network in Bandon
  • Will reduce leakage in Bandon
  • Provision for future growth within the Bandon area

Steps

  1. Replacement of 10kms aging water mains with a high frequency of burst and high rate of leakage
  2. Upgrading over 5kms of sewer network
  3. Replacement of all lead and copper communications pipes crossed or otherwise encountered during the construction works and replacement with polyethylene pipe
  4. Provision of a combined sewer underneath the bed of the St. Patrick’s Place Culvert on the Bridewell River from New Road along St. Patrick’s Place to Market Quay
  5. Removal of combined sewer overflows

Details of upcoming and on-going works:

LocationStart DatesDurationPlanned WorksTraffic Management
Pearse Street Starting 18 November 2020 1 week Pipeline construction Road Closure

Numerous locations in the town

Starting 23 November 2020 4 weeks Snagging works on Manholes Stop and Go

Pearse Street

Works on Pearse Street are planned to commence on 18 November 2020. 

Planned Works

The planned works include the construction of a new sewer and watermain pipeline on Pearse Street.

Duration

Phase 1 of these works is planned to last approximately 1 week as works are not permitted in this area during the month of December.  

Traffic Management

A road closure will be required to complete the works.

Please note: The temporary seating area at Bridge Place will be removed for the duration of the works on Pearse Street.

Traffic Impact for the road closure on Pearse Street:

Coming from:Going to:Route:
Entry Routes:
NOTE: There will be no right or left turn onto Bridge Street from McSwiney Quay
Dunmanway/North Main Street McSwiney Quay – Riverview

McSwiney Quay or

St Finbarr’s Place,

St. Patricks Place, Market Street, Weir Street
Cork City McSwiney Quay – Riverview

Glasslyn Road - McSwiney Quay or

St Finbarr’s Place,

St. Patricks Place, Market Street, Weir Street
Clonakilty McSwiney Quay – Riverview New Road – Market Street – O’Mahoney Avenue
Cork City South Main Street McSwiney Quay – Weir Street – South Main Street
Dunmanway/North Main Street South Main Street McSwiney Quay – Weir Street – South Main Street
Clonakilty South Main Street New Road – Market Street
Exit Routes:
McSwiney Quay – Riverview Dunmanway/North Main Street McSwiney Quay
McSwiney Quay – Riverview Cork City McSwiney Quay – Glasslyn Road
McSwiney Quay – Riverview Clonakilty O’Mahoney Avenue - New Road– Market Street
South Main Street Cork City

South Main Street

Left turn on to Bridge Street, McSwiney Quay, Glasslyn Road
South Main Street Dunmanway/North Main Street Left turn on to Bridge Street, McSwiney Quay, Bandon Bridge
South Main Street Clonakilty Right on to Bridge Place and out on to Patricks Quay and New Road

 

Businesses in Bandon

1. Will customers be able to access my business?

  • Yes, they will. We will have traffic diversions in place to ensure that customer access and deliveries will be maintained to Bandon town and the street directly impacted due to the works.
  • Pedestrian access will also remain in place throughout the period of the works.

2. What about deliveries to businesses?

  • For deliveries to business in Bandon Town – All businesses will be catered for and deliveries accommodated. New traffic layout has catered for deliveries to the town centre.
  • The Bandon Business Association and any business that request same will be issued with all details of the phasing and associated Traffic Management plans.

HGVs will be discouraged from coming up South Main Street. However, if a HGV needs to come up South Main Street to make a delivery they will be facilitated.

Deliverers coming from:Going to:Route:
Entry Routes:
Dunmanway/North Main Street McSwiney Quay – Riverview

McSwiney Quay or

St. Finbarr’s Place, St. Patricks Place, Market Street, Weir Street
Cork City McSwiney Quay – Riverview

McSwiney Quay or

St. Finbarr’s Place, St. Patricks Place, Market Street, Weir Street
Clonakilty McSwiney Quay – Riverview New Road – Market Street – O’Mahoney Avenue
Cork City South Main Street

McSwiney Quay – Weir Street – South Main Street

Dunmanway/North Main Street South Main Street McSwiney Quay – Weir Street – South Main Street
Clonakilty South Main Street

New Road – Market Street – O’Mahoney Avenue

Exit Routes:
McSwiney Quay – Riverview Dunmanway/North Main Street McSwiney Quay
McSwiney Quay – Riverview Cork City McSwiney Quay – Glasslyn Road
McSwiney Quay – Riverview Clonakilty O’Mahoney Avenue - New Road – Market St
South Main Street Cork City South Main Street, Right on to Bridge place and out on to Patricks Quay and New Road and Bypass Road
South Main Street Dunmanway/North Main Street

Right on to Bridge place and out on to Patricks Quay and Market Street, Weir Street and McSwiney Quay or

Right on to Bridge place and out on to Patricks and out New Road via Baxters Bridge
South Main Street Clonakilty Right on to Bridge place and out on to Patricks Quay and New Road

 

Parking

  • Parking will be removed off Bridge Street in order to facilitate diversion route and prevent any delays.
  • There will also be no left or right turn on to Bridge Street from McSwiney for the duration of the closure.

Bus Éireann

Bus Stop locationRelocation due to works
Bus Stop at Kelleher's Hardware Not impacted
Bus Stop at ESB Centre Not impacted

Schools

Contact will be made with all schools and we will liaise with schools in order to provide them with information for the parents and students in relation to school access in advance of each phase of works. Schools will be issued with all details on the timing of works and associated Traffic Management Plans.

Stakeholder Engagement

For updates on the works please visit www.water.ie/bandon.

Ward and Burke Construction Ltd. has a full time Community Liaison Officer on the contract who is available to address and queries or concerns in relation to the works.

Contact details: Carol Harris 086 1449548 or bandon@wardandburke.com.

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