New road lighting and cycle-way deliberate as a part of main improve to Armagh metropolis street – Armagh I


Work will begin on Monday on a £230,000 street enchancment scheme alongside the Callanbridge and Nursery Roads in Armagh.

And the scheme – in addition to together with resurfacing and new road lighting – can even see the prevailing footway on Nursery Street widened to offer a shared footway/cycleway as a part of a wider cycle plan for Armagh.

In accordance with the Division of Infrastructure, this may improve lively journey alternatives within the space and hyperlink in with an present off street cycle route.

The advance work will lengthen a distance of roughly one kilometre from the junction of Nursery Street with the Killylea Street to the Callanbridge Street junction with the Battleford Street.

The carriageway might be resurfaced and street drainage upgraded.

The scheme will present 340 metres of recent mixed footway/cycle monitor on Nursery Street from its junction with the Killylea Street and linking to Nationwide Cycle Community Route 91 at Callan Bridge / Windmill Hill, in addition to 400 metres of recent road lighting on Nursery Street.

Because of the nature of the scheme it will likely be essential to function a Monday to Friday street closure from 8am to 6pm every day. This runs from Monday by means of to Friday, August 21, when, relying on climate, work is because of be accomplished.

Throughout these occasions a diversion might be in place with visitors being diverted by way of Killylea Street, Ballycrummy Street and Battleford Street.

The street might be open to visitors within the evenings throughout the week and all day Saturday and Sunday. Native entry for residents might be maintained always throughout the works.

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A DfI spokesperson mentioned: “The Division has fastidiously deliberate these street works and related visitors administration preparations with the intention to minimise inconvenience to the general public.

“Street customers are suggested to permit further time for his or her journey and to observe the choice routes which might be clearly signed on the approaches to the closure.”

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