Below are the draft drawings for the quick-build trial cycle path proposed for Salthill in Galway City. IrishCycle.com has separated the drawings into smaller sections which hopefully is useful to some readers:
- Western section Option 1 and 2: From the junction with Barna Road to area on the road near to the Blackrock diving board: Mainly a west-bound only protected cycle lane. Access for motorists is one-way between the entrence to the Cashelmara housing estage (just a short distance from Barna Road) to the Knocknacarra Road, while between Knocknacarra Road and Blackrock Beach two-way access is retained.
- Middle section Option 1: From Blackrock diving board to the main roundabout at Salthill village centre: Most car parking retained, but the road is one-way for motorists and buses, and a two-way cycle path is provided in space reallocated from the traffic lane.
- Middle section Option 2: Same section as above, but two-way motoring and bus access maintain. The space for the cycle path is instead reallocated from the removal of car parking on the seaside (while retaining the off-road car parks).
- Eastern section Option 1 and 2: Seapoint Promenade: Two-way motor access is maintained. While the seaside parking is removed and the space is reallocated to a two-way cycle path, most of the car parking is retained.
Location of the route and the sections as outlined below:
The following are Galway City Council’s drawings cropped into more manageable sections — for the PDF versions of the drawings see: Galwaycity.ie/SalthillTemporaryCycleway
Western section: Same for both options
Middle section: Option 1
Middle section: Option 2
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Eastern section: Same for both options
ALSO SEE: Galwaycity.ie/SalthillTemporaryCycleway