Bray Councillor Steven Matthews says an agreement has been reached with all parties regarding the opening of the underpass between Ravenswell and Bray harbour.
“Work will start very soon and it should be all ready to go by start of school term.
This will provide full pedestrian and cycling linkage from the Dublin Road through to the Harbour and Seafront Cyclepath.It will also have access from the Ravenswell Road River Walk through the same route to Harbour and Seafront.
I’ve been working on this for a long time, quietly and consistently in order to get this very important link open. The next few steps in improving the overall cycle network is completing the link at Barracuda building (should start later in the year and also the improvements at the other end up along Putland Road and Meath Road junctions which is out for public consultation. Also working on a northern cycle/walking/greenway through north harbour area and on towards Shanganagh).
It has taken quite a long time to get this done but I’m delighted with this result and looking forward to safer and better linkage throughout our town for pedestrians, cyclists and safer school walking routes. “
The cycle path through the Harbour and under the rail bridge was a condition of planning permission for the new schools and was funded by the NDFA under the schools building program