Proposal for new one-way system to improve safety and traffic flow in a Donegal town centre

Proposal can only be viewed online due to Covid-19 restrictions

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Proposal for one-way system for Donegal Town centre

It is proposed to introduce a One-Way System onto Tirchonaill Street, Castle Street, Water Street and New Row within Donegal Town.

The aim is to improve traffic flow, safety for pedestrians and vulnerable road users and also to create additional on-street parking.

Due to Covid 19 restrictions, viewing of the plans and particulars for this proposed development will only be available for inspection or download via Donegal County Council’s website www.donegalcoco.ie

Alternatively, people can contact Donegal County Council’s Customer Service Centre on (074)91 53900 to find out more about the proposed works.

The proposals will be available for inspection  until Tuesday, June 23.

Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the development is situated may be made in writing to: The Co. Secretariat Office, Donegal County Council, Lifford, County Donegal, before 4.00pm on Wednesday, July 8.

The proposed system:

Designate Tirchonaill Street one-way from the junction with New Row to the Bridge Street junction with traffic flowing towards The Diamond.
Designate Castle Street one-way with traffic flowing from Water Street towards Tirchonaill Street.Designate Water Street one-way with traffic flowing from Main Street towards New Row.
Designate New Row from Water Street Bridge to the junction with Tirchonaill Street one-way with traffic flowing from Water Street Bridge towards Tirchonaill Street.
Provision for a mini roundabout at New Row/Tirchonaill Street/ Drumrooske Road Junction.
Provision of additional on street parking on Tirchonaill Street, Water Street & New Row.
New public street lighting on Tirchonaill Street between Castle Street and Bridge Street.
New road markings, signage, drainage works, landscaping, and accommodation works.
New road layout with kerbing for new footpaths to be built in accordance with DMURS & TII Standards.
The one-way systems will be carried out in accordance with Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act 1994.

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