What's Happening Now?

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) including Natura Impact Statement (NIS) for the proposed M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Project has been submitted to An Bord Pleanála (ABP) and will be available to view, download or purchase from 16th May 2017. The EIS details any likely significant effects or impacts of the proposed road project and contains the following documents that are available to view and download at the following links: 

A hardcopy of the EIS for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Project is available to view at the following locations from Tuesday 16th May 2017 to Friday 14th July 2017:

  • Cork National Road Design Office, Glanmire;
  • County Hall, Carrigrohane Road; 
  • Douglas Library, Douglas Village Shopping Centre;
  • Cork County Council Area Office, Carrigaline; and 
  • The National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy.

Formal written submissions may be made during this time to ABP only. The closing date for submissions to ABP will be Friday 14th July, no later than 5.30pm.




Public Display Apr 2017 

Cork County Council, in consultation with TII, brought the final design of the Preferred Route for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Project to Public Display at the Carrigaline Court Hotel on Tuesday 11th April.

An Information Leaflet on the Preferred Route for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Project is available here (click on ‘here’ to see information leaflet)

Proposed final design of the Preferred Route for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Project, including the proposed lane configuration at Bloomfield junctions (click on link and then scroll down to see all drawings)

Proposed noise barriers, cycleways and footways for the Preferred Route for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Project (click on link and scroll down to see all drawings)

Junction layouts are available here - click on link and scroll down to see the following junction layouts:

• M28 - Rochestown Road – M28 and Rochestown Road/Clarke’s Hill Junction
• Carr’s Hill Interchange
• Barnahely to Port at Ringaskiddy;
• 2-way Link Road to Maryborough Hill;
• Shannonpark Interchange;
• Shanbally Interchange
• Barnahely Roundabout
• Loughbeg Roundabout
• Service Area
• Mount Oval Diverge



Public Information Days Apr 2016

Cork County Council, is holding public information days on the above project on the following dates:

  • Monday 4th April, 2016 at the Maryborough Hotel, Douglas from 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm;

  • Tuesday 5th April, 2016 at the Carrigaline Court Hotel from 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm.

An Information Leaflet on the Preferred Route Alignment and Junction Strategy is available here.

The Preferred Route Alignment Drawings are available here.

Cork County Council is inviting written feedback from interested parties on the proposals by 13th May 2016. 

An Oral Hearing on the project may take place, if required by ABP. 

Subject to ABP approval and availability of funding, the scheme then advances to the procurement and construction phases.

It is estimated that construction of the scheme will take at least 2 years.



Public Consultation Nov 2015
Public Open Day

There will be a Public Open Day on Monday 9th November to discuss proposals for the Interchange at Carr’s Hill and associated works.

Venue:
Oak Suite, Maryborough Hotel
Date: Monday 9th November 2015
Time: 16:00 to 20:00

Members of the project team will be available to provide information on the proposals that include:‐

  • Upgrading the existing Carr’s Hill junction to a full interchange. This will allow full access to and from the M28 from all directions – Douglas, Rochestown, Cork and Ringaskiddy;
  • A local link road connecting Carr’s Hill Interchange back to Maryborough Hill;
  • An upgrade to the as yet unopened residential road at Maryborough Ridge;
  • Providing a right turn lane from Rochestown Road to Clarke’s Hill to improve access to the Mount Oval and Garryduff areas;
  • Closing the existing off‐ramp from the N28 to Mount Oval (South bound Cork to Ringaskiddy)
  • Closing the existing on‐ramp from Maryborough Hill to the N28 (Northbound to Cork).

We are inviting feedback and comment, by Monday 30th November 2015, in relation to the proposals. 

Information on the proposals is presented in the following:
Carr’s Hill Interchange Information Sheet (3mb) 
Carr’s Hill Interchange Presentation to Councillors 16th Oct 2015
(9mb) 

If you have any queries, comments and/or feedback on the proposals, please forward these to us at:

  • this email address (info@corkrdo.ie)
  • or discuss at the information evening,
  • or send by post to Project Engineer, M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme, Cork National Roads Office, Richmond, Glanmire, Co. Cork.
This feedback will be reviewed by the Project Team ahead of finalising the overall scheme design.

There will be a further opportunity to provide feedback and comment on the overall scheme design for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Motorway Scheme at a later date.


Oct 2015

Carr's Hill 16/10/2015
Carr’s Hill Interchange Infomration Sheet (3mb)
Carr’s Hill Interchange Presentation to Councillors 16th Oct 2015 (9mb)

The following drawings show the proposed M28 Interchange at Carr’s Hill and associated works:

Information on the proposals is presented in the following:
Carr’s Hill Interchange Information Sheet (3mb) 
Carr’s Hill Interchange Presentation to Councillors 16th Oct 2015
(9mb) 

 

Public Display Dec 2014

Venue: Carrigaline Court Hotel (Heron Room)

Date: Monday 15th December 2014

Time: 14:00 to 20:00

Public Display

Click to view Public Display Brochure (PDF format)

Preferred Route Corridor (9mb)
Current Proposal (2014) v Original Proposal (2008) (7mb)
Rationale for Raffeen Quarry Route (3.6mb)
Rationale for Services Corridor Route (10mb)
Barnahely to East of Ringaskiddy Plan Layout (10mb)

Overview of Proposed M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Project



 

 

 

 


 

Photomontages showing the current view and post construction views of Post Office Road and Shannon Park. These views show the current view and what the same view would look like after the construction of the Preferred Route for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Scheme (click on link and scroll down to see all photomontages). 

The views include:
Old Post Office Road – Current view;
• Old Post Office Road – After road construction;
• Old Post Office Road – 5 Years after road construction;
• Old Post Office Road – 10 Years after road construction;
• Shannonpark – Current view;
• Shannonpark – After road construction;
• Shannonpark – 5 Years after road construction;
• Shannonpark – 10 Years after road construction;

The Consultation Report on the Preferred Route Alignment and Junction Strategy for the M28 Cork to Ringaskiddy Motorway Project is available here

The Consultation Report on the Carr's Hill Interchange and associated works is available here