Details of ongoing works

LocationStart DatesDurationPlanned WorksTraffic Management
Connolly Street Starting 02 December 2019 3 weeks Pipe Construction Road Closure
Dunmanway road (Phase 2) Starting 19 November 2019 5 Weeks Pipeline Construction Road Closure
Clancool/St Bridget’s Terrace Starting 04 November 2019 8 Weeks Pipeline Construction and transfer of service connections Shuttle/ Road Closure

Ongoing Works on the Bandon Watermain and Sewer Network Contract – December 2019

Connolly Street

Works will commence on Monday 02 December 2019, for a period of 3 weeks to facilitate pipe laying.

A full road closure will be required with local access will maintained where possible. Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times. Parking may be restricted during closure.

Works are progressing well at the moment on the street.

Dunmanway Road:

  • The works on Dunmanway road are progressing well. We are now in Phase 3 of the works with the pipeline almost the entrance to the national school.

The construction of approx. 500m of water mains and combined sewers.

PhasesStreetScope of Works
Phase 2 Allen Square to Junction of L6130 Sewer and Watermain replacement work
Phase 3 Junction of L6130 to gate Presentation Convent Catholic school Sewer and Watermain replacement work
Phase 4

Gate Presentation Convent Catholic schoolto 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,

Clancool/St Bridget’s Terrace:

  • Ward and Burke has been appointed to replace the communal water service connections to all the properties in Clancool/St. Bridgets Terrace with individual service connections to each property.
  • This work will benefit the residents by reducing the amount of water lost through leakage and will improve the reliability of supply to the properties.
  • Current works involve the connection of houses to the new watermain. Works are progressing well with local access being maintained.

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

What are the benefits of this project?

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

What is involved as part of this project?

  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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