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Transportation Division

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Monday to Friday 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

The aim of the Transportation Division is to provide safe and efficient traffic movement within the city. This is achieved by traffic management plans, parking enforcement and provision of parking, public lighting and managing statutory procedures such as road closures, traffic diversions etc. The maintenance of the Public Lighting Programme is contracted to the ESB. The pay parking services section is responsible for management of the City Council’s off-street car parks and enforcement of parking bye-laws on the city’s streets. A system of disc parking is in place in the city centre streets. A new system for parking on-street utilising a mobile phone will be available to the public in from 18th May 2015. For further information on parking, please click here.

The Transportation Division co-ordinates the control and management of traffic, parking and street lighting within the city. This work includes the design, installation and maintenance of traffic signals, traffic signs and road markings. Traffic diversions and road closures are carried out to facilitate road works, the upgrading of underground utility services or the holding of special events such as races, carnivals, parades, etc.

A Cork Traffic Model (CTM) has been constructed to simulate the traffic patterns in the city. It was used to forecast the effect of the Jack Lynch Tunnel and to highlight traffic pattern changes as a result of this major road infrastructure. It is also being used to test new road schemes including the Blackpool By-Pass and the Ballincollig By-Pass. A major element of the modelling work will be the carrying out of feasibility studies on the various City Council transportation policies. Major studies being done include the analysis of the effect of reverting some of the city centre one-way systems to two-way, and a comprehensive review of the traffic situation in Bishopstown and the effect of the new green routes on the street network.

Parking is a major function of the Transportation Division and it is responsible for the control of on-street parking and off-street parking, the management of the two multi-storey car parks and Park & Ride. Disc Parking is the system of control on the streets and it is widely regarded as an efficient and flexible system with the added advantage of being 'environmental friendly' in that the amount of street furniture required is minimal. Cork City Council employs its own traffic wardens to enforce the parking regulations. Enforcement of the Disc Parking Bye-Laws and the Traffic Regulations is carried out by Traffic Wardens.

Parking in Cork City

Cork City Council operates a Disc Parking system of Payment for parking in Cork City Centre. Cars parked in a Disc Parking area (as indicated by on street parking signs and information plates) must display a valid parking disc. The Parking limit in each area will be identified by the normal parking sign – the letter ‘P’ in a circle and an information plate showing the time allocated in the area. The leaflet below contains information about parking in Cork City. If you have any further queries please contact the Administrative Officer, Traffic Division, City Hall, Cork.

Road Closures and Diversions

 

Cork City Council Transportation Division

 

Road Closures and Diversions

 

 

Issue Date Friday 20th January 2017

 

Ongoing Works:

 

  • Grenville Place: Full closure outbound from the junction of Henry Street to the junction of Grattan Street to facilitate the restoration of Boole House (Cumnor), local access for neighbouring businesses will be maintained, - **Please note that this closure will remain in place until early 2017**
  • Pine Street: Lane restriction currently in place to facilitate building repairs (All Maintenance Services Ltd.)
  • Murmont Crescent: Give/Take in place from 0800hrs – 1800hrs to facilitate the installation of a cable (Virgin Media Ireland)
  • Redemption Road: Lane restriction & footpath closure in operation from 0930hrs – 1800hrs near the junction with North Monastery Road to facilitate wall strengthening (All Time Cosy Homes on behalf of Roads Maintenance, CCC)
  • Notice:
  • Sundays Well Road: Full closure inbound is due to commence end January 2017  from the jct of Shanakiel Road to facilitate the repair of the retaining wall at Panorama Terrace (Manning’s Ground Engineering Ltd.), local access maintained– **Please note that this closure will remain in place until end of March 2017**

Upcoming Works:

Saturday 21st January 2017

  • St. Patrick’s Street: Stop/Go in place from 0400hrs – 12 noon to facilitate removal of Christmas Tree Lights (Sean Ahern Electrical)
  • Lancaster Quay: Bus Lane closed from 0700hrs – 12 noon to facilitate log removal from the River Lee at Lancaster Bridge (Parks Dept, CCC)

Sunday 22nd January 2017

  • St. Patrick’s Street: Stop/Go in place from 0400hrs – 12 noon to facilitate removal of Christmas Tree Lights (Sean Ahern Electrical)
  • North Main Street: Full closure in place from 0400hrs – 12 noon from the junction of Adelaide Street to the junction of Castle Street to facilitate removal of Christmas Tree Lights (Robbie Ormond Electrical)
  • Maylor Street: Full closure in place from 0400hrs – 12 noon to facilitate removal of Christmas Tree Lights (Robbie Ormond Electrical)
  • Glasheen Road: Stop/Go in place from 0930hrs – 1600hrs between the jct of Tara Lawn and the jct of School Avenue to facilitate the repair of a broken watermain (Water Dept, CCC), delays expected
  • Donovan’s Road: Full road closure inbound from 0930hrs – 1500hrs to facilitate tree pruning (Parks Dept, CCC)

Monday 23rd January 2017

  • St. Patrick’s Street: Stop/Go from 2000hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate permanent road reinstatement (BAM), expect delays
  • St. Patricks Street: Parking restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • Georges Quay: Lane restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • St. Mary’s Avenue: Full closure in place from 0930hrs this morning to facilitate permanent road reinstatement as part of the watermain contract (MGOS)
  • Upper Cattle Market Street: Full closure in place from 0930hrs -1600hrs form the jct of Blarney Street to the junction of Boyce’s street to repair broken watermain (Water Dept, CCC)
  • Pearse Road/Lough Road Jct: Lane restriction in operation from 0930hrs – 1630hrs to facilitate a drainage repair (Drainage Dept, CCC)
  • **Please note that the footpath will be closed for the duration of the work, pedestrian diversion in place**

Tuesday 24th January 2017

  • Jack Lynch Tunnel: Full closure in place from 2100hrs – 0400hrs to facilitate routine maintenance works (Egis Lagan)
  • Grenville Place: Full closure from 0930hrs – 1800hrs from the junction of Henry Street to the junction of Grattan Street to facilitate the restoration of Boole House (Cumnor), local access for neighbouring businesses will be maintained
  • St. Patricks Street: Parking restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • Georges Quay: Lane restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • St. Mary’s Avenue: Full closure currently in place to facilitate permanent road reinstatement as part of the watermain contract (MGOS)
  • Castle Road: Full road closure in place from 1000hrs this morning from the junction of Pier Head to the jct of Ferney Road to facilitate water main tie ins as part of the Blackrock Harbour Redevelopment Scheme (Ward & Burke)
  • Pearse Road/Lough Road Jct: Lane restriction in operation from 0930hrs – 1630hrs to facilitate a drainage repair (Drainage Dept, CCC)
  • **Please note that the footpath will be closed for the duration of the work, pedestrian diversion in place**

Wednesday 25th January 2017

  • Jack Lynch Tunnel: Full closure in place from 2100hrs – 0400hrs to facilitate routine maintenance works (Egis Lagan)
  • St. Patricks Street: Parking restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • Georges Quay: Lane restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • Tuckey Street: Full closure in place from 0400hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate removal of Christmas Tree Lights (Sean Ahern Electrical)
  • Emmett Place: Full closure in place from 0330hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate removal of Christmas Trees (MGOS)
  • St. Mary’s Avenue: Full closure currently in place to facilitate permanent road reinstatement as part of the watermain contract (MGOS)
  • Castle Road: Full road closure in place until 1000hrs this morning from the junction of Pier Head to the jct of Ferney Road to facilitate road reinstatement as part of the Blackrock Harbour Redevelopment Scheme (Ward & Burke)
  • Pearse Road/Lough Road Jct: Lane restriction in operation from 0930hrs – 1630hrs to facilitate a drainage repair (Drainage Dept, CCC)
  • **Please note that the footpath will be closed for the duration of the work, pedestrian diversion in place**

Thursday 26th January 2017

  • Jack Lynch Tunnel: Full closure in place from 2100hrs – 0400hrs to facilitate routine maintenance works (Egis Lagan)
  • St. Patricks Street: Parking restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • Georges Quay: Lane restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • St. Mary’s Avenue: Full closure currently in place to facilitate permanent road reinstatement as part of the watermain contract (MGOS)
  • Convent Road: Full road closure in place from 1000hrs this morning from the junction of Rope Walk to the jct of Pier Head to facilitate water main tie ins as part of the Blackrock Harbour Redevelopment Scheme (Ward & Burke), local diversion in place
  • Pearse Road/Lough Road Jct: Lane restriction in operation from 0930hrs – 1630hrs to facilitate a drainage repair (Drainage Dept, CCC)
  • **Please note that the footpath will be closed for the duration of the work, pedestrian diversion in place**

Friday 27th January 2017

  • St. Patricks Street: Parking restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • Georges Quay: Lane restrictions in place from 1930hrs – 0600hrs to facilitate proving of ducts for CCMS Phase 1 & 2
  • St. Mary’s Avenue: Full closure currently in place to facilitate permanent road reinstatement as part of the watermain contract (MGOS)
  • Convent Road: Full road closure in place until 1000hrs this morning from the junction of Rope Walk to the jct of Pier Head to facilitate road reinstatement as part of the Blackrock Harbour Redevelopment Scheme (Ward & Burke), local diversion in place
  • Pearse Road/Lough Road Jct: Lane restriction in operation from 0930hrs – 1630hrs to facilitate a drainage repair (Drainage Dept, CCC)
  • **Please note that the footpath will be closed for the duration of the work, pedestrian diversion in place**
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Cork City Council thanks you for your co-operation and apologises for the disruption that may be caused by these works. Please find all these closures and other information on Cork City Councils Website http://www.corkcity.ie/services/roadstransportation/transportationdivision/roadclosuresanddiversions/

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