Weekly Updates

Traffic Management and Diversion Routes

Details of upcoming works:

LocationStart DateDurationPlanned WorksTraffic Management

​South Quay

(South Green Junction to Harbour Road)

4 July 2022

4 July 2022

1 week

12 weeks​

Tree felling

Construction of tunnelling shaft

Same as below

Single lane closure between South Quay Junction and Harbour Road (local access maintained)

Old Wall Board Plant (New Wastewater Treatment Plant site)

27 June 2022

28 June 2022

7 June 2022

6 weeks

1 day

24 weeks

Installation of Precast Piles

Concrete pour at pumping station

Upgrading revetment 


Increased levels of construction vehicles from Roadstone 


North Pier

20 June 2022

16 May 2022

6 weeks

6 months

Sheet piling

Stockpile of rock armour for revetment works

North Pier Closure (No access beyond Wastewater Treatment Plant site entrance)

Same as above

South Quay (Harbour Road Junction and South Green Road Junction)

1 March 2022

4 months

Construction of tunnelling shaft



Single Lane Closure south of South Green/South Quay Junction

Road closure at Harbour Rd/South Quay Junction (No left turn from Harbour Rd onto South Quay)

Single lane in place, west of Harbour Road, and traffic will be controlled east of the junction and along Harbour Road itself using traffic lights

Avoca River - North & South Quay 16 May 2022 7 weeks

AMS Retriever in the River as support vessel for dredger

Ros Ain survey boat in the river conducting surveys

Backhoe Dredger – Trench Complete, assisting with diffuser installation of kennel placement
North Quay and Mill Road

25 April 2022

4 January 2022

10 weeks

9 months

Retrieval of Tunnel Boring Machine and connection of shafts

Construction of new tunnelling shaft

Road Closure from the T-Junction at The Lighthouse Apartments, Arklow Marina Village to the T-junction at North Quay Mill Road (local access maintained)                                       

Ferrybank Roundabout Structure 37 13 June 2022 3 weeks

Tunnelling Complete

Demobilisation of tunnelling site 


Old Wall Board Plant (New Wastewater Treatment Plant site) 27 September 2021 3 years

Construction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant

Increased levels of construction vehicles

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: Paul Devaney 086 1036300.