Road Improvements Planned for 2017

By Seamus Whelehan

One of many roads in the Cobh Municipality crying out for attention

Cobh Municipality say they will carry out improvements to 9 roads in the borough this year and will surface dress a further 12.

The announcement was made at the February sitting of the Municipality.

Senior Engineer Ger O’Hora said his team would complete road improvements to the L3619 Carrigane Road – this is phase three of last year’s project.

Phase 2 works will be carried out on the L3606 Leamlara to Carrigtwohill Road.

Further works will be carried out on the L3004 Glounthaune, R639 Riverstown Cross to Glanmire Village, L2782 Old Mallow Road, L6848/L2779 Kerry Pike, L2954 Carrignavar, L6957 Glashaboy and the L2969 Rowgarrane.

Under the authorities surface dressing programme the L29541 Gormlee will have works carried out along with  the L2956 Ardalaghta Cross to Roches Cross, L61414/6980 Ballybrack to Ballynamadree, L2782 Old Mallow Road, L7025 Piercestown, L7001/7002 Coole East (Bog Road), L6987 Hermitage, L7637 Ballinbrittig, L3655 Ballintubrid East, L7646 Ballinturbid West, L2991 Ballydaniel and L7019 Ballymore.

Tenders are to be opened for both projects this month with surface dressing works expected to commence in May and Road Improvements to begin in July or August.