Construction work is progressing on seprate walking and cycling bridge where the Royal Canal meets the River Liffey in the Dublin Docklands.
PHOTOS OF WORKS: Thanks to Will Andrews:
The bridges will eventually be part of the much delayed Liffey Cycle Route, but will also offer short-term benefits to people cycling on the two-way cycle path between the Samuel Beckett Bridge and the Point Roundabout.
Here’s the location of the new bridges in relation to the existing, under construction and soon-to-be under construction segregated cycle routes:
The new bridges will allow people in both directions to link into the two-way cycle route on the east side of the Samuel Beckett Bridge which in turn links to the Grand Canal Cycle Route (via Grand Canal Square) and to the two-way cycle paths on the south quays in the Docklands.
A clear view of the works site:
This is the existing narrow path for pedestrians, shown from the west side of the canal:
And this is how the two-way cycle path end of the east side of the canal:
The foundations on both sides of the canal are being put in: