Road Safety Improvements (Zebra Crossing) on L2779 Road in Kerry Pike Village

Dúntadate_range25 Mei, 2021, 4:00am - 27 Iúil, 2021, 6:00pm

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Fógra Poiblí de réir Acht Um Thrácht ar Bhóithre 1994 (Alt 38) leasaithe ag an Acht Um Rialáil Iompair Phoiblí 2009 (Alt 46)

Public Notice in Compliance with the Road Traffic Act 1994 (Section 38) as amended by the Public Transportation Regulation Act, 2009 (Section 46)

Proposed Road Safety Improvement Works on L2779 Road at Kerry Pike Village

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act 1994, as amended by the Public Transport Regulation Act, 2009 (Section 46), Cork City Council hereby gives notice of its intention to carry out the following road safety improvement works in the interest of the safety and convenience of users of the L2779 road in the vicinity of Clogheen-Kerry Pike National School in Kerry Pike. It is proposed to carry out works to upgrade the existing “uncontrolled” pedestrian crossing 65m west of Clogheen-Kerry Pike National School to a raised Zebra crossing. Specifically, the works will comprise of the following:

•             Construction of a raised road surface at the crossing

•             Installation of flashing amber Belisha beacons, with associated electrical system,

•             Alterations to the footpaths at either side of the crossing,

•             Installation of road signage and road markings, and

•             All other associated ancillary site works.

In accordance with the Habitats Directive, an Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening has been carried out on the proposed scheme, in relation to any potential impacts upon the Cork Harbour Special Protection Area [Site No. 004030] and the Great Island Channel Special Area of Conservation [Site No. 001058]. The findings of the AA screening noted that no significant effects on any Natura 2000 sites are likely and it was not necessary to undertake any further stage of the Appropriate Assessment process. In addition, the proposed scheme has been screened to determine whether an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is required and it has been concluded that there will be no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed scheme and that an EIA is not required.

Plans and particulars of the proposed scheme, including an Appropriate Assessment Screening Report and an Environmental Impact Assessment Screening Report, will be available for inspection from Friday 25th June 2021 until Tuesday 27th July 2021:

  • electronically via this Online Consultation Portal. Documents available to download and view from the panel to the right.
  • at the offices of the Traffic Operations Division, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork between 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please call 021-4924767 or email  traffic@corkcity.ie to arrange an appointment.

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed scheme may be made:

  • electronically via this Online Consultation Portal at https://consult.corkcity.ie
  • in writing to the Traffic Operations Division, Room 338, City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, T12 T997.

The deadline for receipt of submissions and observations is 4:00 pm on Tuesday 27th July 2021.

All comments, including names and addresses of those making submissions and observations, submitted to Cork City Council regarding this scheme, will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented at the monthly meeting of Cork City Council. Accordingly, they will be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain. Cork City Council will retain data for no longer than is necessary and in accordance with the Council’s Data Protection Policy and Privacy Statement (available to view on www.corkcity.ie) and relevant Data Protection legislation.

Ann Doherty

Chief Executive, Cork City Council

Dated: 25th June 2021                                                                                                                                        

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