Storm Debi: Some roads remain closed in Galway City

Galway Daily news road closure

Galway City Council has issued an update this morning on the roads which remain flooded or closed.

Storm Debi caused widespread damage, with reports of debris on Dominick Street, large rocks being thrown up across the car park at Silverstrand, and trees down at Riverside and Roscam.

The following roads remained closed at 8.10am when Galway City Council issued the update:

  • Salthill – from the mini-roundabout at Threadneedle Road (R336)/ Upper Salthill Road, along Seapoint Promenade (R336) to Galway Business School.
  • Silverstrand Road
  • Rosshill Road – a section of the Rosshill Road along the forest area will be closed off to the public.
  • Ballyloughane Road (beach) remains open, but road users are advised to avoid the area until clean up operations are complete.
  • From Mutton Island entrance to the Fire Station is also closed.

A list of roads that were flooded or impassible is below.

  • Flood Street
  • Long Walk
  • Spanish arch
  • Dominick Street (around Pump Lane)
  • Seapoint to Business School
  • Toft Park
  • Salthill car park
  • Rockbarton Road West beside Salthill Hotel
  • Rockbarton Road North beside Leisureland
  • Promenade – at CoCo Café
  • Bothar na dTreabh (midway between Tuam Road/ Menlo Park junction) is down to one lane
  • Mutton Island entrance (Grattan Road) to fire station
  • Galway Technical Institute (GTI) on Fr Griffin Road, to Wolfe Tone Bridge and outside the fire station

Car parks at Salthill, Tofts, Sliverstrand, and Ballyloughane Road remain closed.

Updates to follow.