Take note if you frequent this area.
Cork City Council is advising the public that new traffic arrangements will be introduced in the north side of the city in the coming weeks.
In order to facilitate the ongoing construction works on the upgrading of the public realm in Coburg Street, Bridge Street and MacCurtain Street areas, Coburg Street will close to through traffic from Tuesday, January 31st.
Access to local businesses and homes on Coburg Street will remain, as will emergency access to the street.
Traffic from Leitrim Street will be able to continue up Hardwick Street and onto Wellington Road or exit onto Devonshire Street with the option to turn right towards Blackpool or left towards the city centre.
Set-down spaces for schools
“Some new set-down spaces will be provided on Leitrim Street to allow parents to drop and collect school children and to support short-term parking so motorists can access nearby businesses. ” a spokesperson explained.
All other traffic should follow the signed diversion routes, a video detailing the diversion routes is available here.
This phase of the scheme will deliver upgraded footpaths, new bus stops and shelters, improved public lighting, road resurfacing, lining and other public realm improvements in Coburg Street, Bridge Street, and MacCurtain Street .
“As works progress over the coming weeks, localised lane restrictions will continue on Bridge Street and works will also progress onto the northern footpath of MacCurtain Street.” they added.