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Archives: Roads and Transportation Directorate

This section contains copies of archival material from the Cork City and County Archives that relate to the Roads and Transportation Directorate.


St. Patrick's Bridge in the early 1900s.


Report on proposed blockpaving certain streets of the city. April 1894.

City Engineers Report

City Engineer's Report. 4th April 1894

ELectric Lighters Committee

Electric Lighting Committee Secretary's Report embodying information collected from various Cities and Towns throughout the United Kingdon, in reference to the introduction of electricity for public and private purposes, and the results attained in each case. Cork: 1895.

Public Works Committee

Public Works Committee. Report on the improvement of surfaces of the principal streets and lanes of the city, in wood, asphalt and durax pavements. Cork. 1910


Asphalt Surfacing in Great Georges Street - Before


Asphalt Surfacing in Great Georges Street - After


Asphalt Pavement in Western Road - Finished Surface


Durax pavement in progress in Clontart Street.


Durax pavement in progress on Lower Glanmire Road at Metropole Buildings


South Mall before the asphalt improvement (looking west).

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