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Further N11 cycle path changes planned

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IMAGE: Part of the plans to redesign a section of the N11

Further changes to the cycle paths on the N11 in Dublin are planned by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

Details of the plans are included in preliminary design published as part of the non-statutory public consultation for the “N11 Quality of Service Improvements” project for the section of the N11 between Brewery Road to Stillorgan Park Road.

The changes include footpath improvements, bus stop upgrades, the removal of a limited number of slip turns, and cycling elements.

The cycling features include replacing long lengths of shared use paths with separate cycle paths and footpaths; wider cycle paths; new or wider cycle lanes at junctions and leading onto the N11; bus stop bypasses for cyclists behind most bus stops; and turn left to go right arrangements at major junctions.

The council says: “This scheme will significantly improve road safety for all road users along the N11 between the junction of Brewery Road and the junction of Stillorgan Park Road.”

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