Public submissions open on Salthill cycleway

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Public submissions can be made on the city council’s proposal for a temporary Salthill cycleway until the end of this month.

Galway City Council has given official notice of its intention to create a temporary cycleway along the entire length of the promenade and beyond in Salthill.

It is intended that this will be in place for a trial period of six months from March 2022, until September.

The plans are for the following:

  • The provision of a temporary 2-way (Contraflow) cycle lane on the seaboard side, from the R336 Seapoint Promenade/ L-5138 Grattan Road Junction to the Blackrock Tower
  • The provision of a temporary 1-way (Outbound) cycle lane on the seaboard side, from the Blackrock Tower to the R336 Knocknacarra Road/ R336 Barna Road/ R337 Kingston Road Junction
  • Associated temporary traffic management to provide for the proposed temporary cycle lane provisions.
  • Associated temporary traffic management to provide for the proposed temporary cycle lane provisions.

Drawings of the proposed cycleway will be available for viewing at city hall until January 28, by appointment only.

Drawings are also available for inspection on the Galway City Council website at: www.galwaycity.ie/SalthillTemporaryCycleway.

Public observations and submissions on the proposed cycleway can be made up to 4pm on January 28.