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Ireland Dublin to get 'Blood Stoney Bridge' to cater for cyclists and pedestrians

15:50  30 november  2019
15:50  30 november  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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A new bridge over the River Liffey for pedestrians and cyclists has been proposed. A Dublin city council report said: “The nearest existing bridges to the proposed Blood Stoney Bridge are Want to read more? Subscribe now and get unlimited digital access on web and our smartphone and tablet

How Worcester city and county councils have built the Diglis Bridge to make it easier for people to get around on foot and by bike. The bridge has overcome a major barrier for cyclists and walkers and has been a key factor in developing a town-wide network of signed routes.

a small boat in a large body of water: The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side © Dublin Chamber The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side

A new bridge is set to be built to cater for cyclists crossing the Liffey.

The plan, which is set to start in mid 2021, will see the unit be put between Samuel Beckett and Tom Clarke bridge and will only be for pedestrians and cyclists.

The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side.

It's expected to take 18 months to complete according to Dublin Chamber who've welcomed the plan as it will "make cycling in this part of the city much safer and more attractive".

a large ship in the water: The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side © Dublin Chamber The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side

They said: "Plans have been announced for a new bridge across the Liffey.

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The pedestrian bridge will also serve as an iconic City of Dublin landmark – representing connectivity and inclusivity. A pedestrian bridge linking the east and west sides of the Scioto River has been envisioned since The Community Plan was adopted in 2007.

"The 125m ‘Blood Stoney Bridge’ will sit between the Samuel Beckett and Tom Clarke Bridges and be open to cyclists and pedestrians only.

a group of people on a boat in the water: The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side © Dublin Chamber The bridge will have a two-way cycle lane as footpaths on each side

"The bridge will include a 2-way cycle lane in the middle & footpaths on either side. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-2021 & take around 18 months.

"This bridge will be a good addition and make cycling in this part of the city much safer and more attractive."

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