Work on two-way cycle path on Sean Moore Road gets underway today

— Council seeking feedback via its website.

Work on a two-way cycle path on Sean Moore Road has started today, Dublin City Council has said.

One end of the project will link in with the section of Pidgeon House Road where through motor traffic has been filtered out using bollards. While the other end could eventually link to the Strand Road cycle path trial if the High Court gives the project the go ahead — it is expected to take at least 4-6 weeks before the judgement is issued in the case against the Strand Road trial. 

The council said that the project will use a new type of kerb protection for Dublin, called “RediKerb” (example image above). It said that rhe same kerb that has been used for footpath extensions for outdoor dining.

It includes an inner and outer kerb with a 300mm wide median filled with asphalt between the kerbs. It said: “The advantages include install time, no excavations required and flexibility depending on site locations.”

The council said that project includes cycle “facilities along Sean Moore road to provide a safe cycle route between Pigeon House Road and the GAA club and Sean Moore Park. There are currently no cycling facilities on Sean Moore Road.”

As well as a two-way cycle path with kerbs on the west side of the road, the project also includes a bollard protection southbound cycle lane on the east side of the road.

It said: “Works for this have started and the information is being provided for information and for any suggestions/comments.”

The council said that there will be no changes to traffic movements and the cycling track and path will be created mainly from reallocating space away from the current large hatched median which is to be removed and general lanes are to be narrowed.


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I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

1 Comment

  1. This is great to see. However, a word of warning to anyone cycling on Pidgeon House Road. The surface is absolutely awful. It needs to be completely resurfaced.

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