Details of upcoming works

LocationStart DatesDurationPlanned WorksTraffic Management
Connolly Street (Phase 2) Starting 6 January 2020 5 weeks Pipeline Construction Road Closure
Bypass Road Starting 6 January 3 weeks Pipeline Construction Stop and Go
Dunmanway road (Phase 2) Starting 6 January 2020 5 Weeks Pipeline Construction Road Closure
McSwiney Quay (Phase 2) Starting 6 January 2019 10 Weeks Pipeline Construction Road Closure

Connolly Street:

  • Phase 2 of works commenced on Monday 6 January 2020. These are the works on the Bypass Road and Mill Road deferred in December 2019.
  • The remaining pipe construction will be completed under a road closure until Friday 7 February 2020.
  • Local access will be maintained where possible, with pedestrian access being maintained at all times. Parking may be restricted during closure.

Dunmanway Road:

  • Final Phase of works will commence on Monday 6 January 2020 to Friday 28 February 2020.
  • A full 24-hour road closure is required to facilitate the pipe construction. Works commenced after Presentation Primary School on Dunmanway Road and will progress to completion at Tanners Field.

Please Note:

  • Laurel Walk in not suitable for HGV’s and is not a diversion route during closure. All access to Laurel Walk is prohibited for all vehicular use with the exception to residents of Laurel Walk and emergency services.
  • Ball Alley Lane will require a road closure from 6 January 2020 for a period of approx. 2 weeks.
PhasesStreetScope of Works
Phase 2

Gate Presentation Convent Catholic school to end of works out Dunmanway Road

Sewer and Watermain replacement work

Traffic Implications/Diversions:

Travelling fromTravelling toDiversion
Bandon town Dunmanway St Patricks place,
New Road,
Baxters Bridge,
Dunmanway Bandon Town R586,
Baxters Bridge,
New Road,
St Patricks place
Macroom/Kilborgan Hill Dunmanway North Main Street,
St. Finbarrs place,
St Patricks Quay,
St Patricks place,
New Road,
Baxters Bridge,
Dunmanway/Dunmanway Road (Past the closure) Macroom R586,
Baxters Bridge,
New Road,
St Patricks place,
St Patricks Quay,
St. Finbarrs place,
North Main Street,

McSwiney Quay

  • A 10 week road closure will be required to complete pipe construction. These works commenced on Monday 6 January and will be completed on Friday 13 March 2020.
  • Works will commence after the Bank of Ireland and will progress towards Weir Street. Bridge Street will be open to traffic during the road closure.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times. Parking may be restricted during closure, we do apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Stakeholder Engagement:

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

In Progress
€14 million


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


  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

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