Work starts on Royal Canal Greenway beside Dublin Docklands

Work has started on Phase 2 of the Royal Canal greenway in Dublin which will link the North Docklands with North Strand Road. Dublin City Council has yet to answer when the works are due to be finished. As this website reported just over a year ago, the long-delayed construction was due to start September 2017 and then put back to Quarter 2 2018 — but words on the ground only started in the last two weeks. The city council’s section of the greenway — which is part of the planned coast-to-coast Dublin to Galway Greenway — is due to be built in four phases. It passes areas such as Drumcondra, Glasnevin, Phibsborough, Cabra and Ashtown. According to the plans published by the council a few years ago, Phase 2 will start across the road where Phase 1 ended at Sheriff Street Upper beside Spencer Dock. It will start with a shared crossing before the cycle path and footpaths separate with a large grass area between them. Most of the relatively short section will continue like this before becoming shared again on the approach to a shared bridge which will ramp up to both cross a railway and bring the … Continue reading Work starts on Royal Canal Greenway beside Dublin Docklands