Good news: Dublin’s Baldoyle to Portmarnock Greenway is to be officially open soon after contractors have started to work on drainage issues.
The opening of the €2.5 million route, which is just under 2km long, was delayed after a contractor was said to have damaged a drain which resulted in flooding.
A recent update from Fingal County Council said that the route will be open late in this month or early next month, now work is starting to fix the drainage issue:
This is what it was like earlier this month:
— Alan D (@AlanDub13) March 9, 2020
The cycle route offers an alternative to cycling on the coast road, here’s what the road is like at night:
mostly would rather be on the bike anywhere else than the road between baldoyle and portmarnock.
was not looking forward to it but, turns out, it can be surprisingly peaceful at night pic.twitter.com/6rOmBGpVYK
— Alan D (@AlanDub13) January 9, 2020
This is a computer-generated video of the route: