Wednesday 21 February 2018

Input for residents on traffic calming

John Manning

RIDGEWOOD residents concerned at the volume of traffic using their estate are to get their say on plans to calm traffic in the estate in plans now on public display.

In response to representations made by various Fingal Councillors on behalf of Ridgewood residents, Fingal County Council have confirmed that two solar panelled speed reader signs have been ordered and will be installed along Ridgewood Avenue in the very near future. In addition to this, plans for a Traffic Calming Scheme on Ridgewood Avenue (from the entrance roundabout up to the playing pitches) are now on public display.

Locals are invited to have their say on the proposals and can make submission to the council up to 4.30pm on Friday, September 5.

The plans include the construction of seven round-top speed ramps and the installation of double yellow lines on the South side of Ridgewood Avenue along the Green and towards the MKN site for the new houses. The plans also include the Installation of two solar-powered speed readers on the Green for each approach.

Also included in the proposals is the installation of a dished kerb and footpath and apron on both sides of Ridgewood Avenue from the grass verge outside House numbers 21 and 22 to the open space or green area.

The scheme also provides for the provision of appropriate road signage and lining.

The plans are currently on display at County Hall in Swords and at council offices in Blanchardstown

Representations and submissions in relation to this scheme may be made in writing to Mr. Martin Sweeney, Administrative Officer, Operations Department, Fingal County Council, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 not later than 4.30pm on Friday 5th September 2014.

Submissions can also be made by Email to:

Fingal Independent

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