Proposals to temporarily close Killarney and Dingle streets to facilitate social distancing measures

The council is proposing to temporarily close streets in Killarney and Dingle from next week to facilitate COVID-19 social distancing measures.

It’s planned to close the streets to traffic from September 5th; the closures will vary in length and will all have concluded on January 6th.

It’s part of Kerry County Council’s Safe Streets, Safe Town, Safe County plan.

In Killarney, the council is planning to temporarily close the L-3909 at Plunkett Street, from its junction with Main Street to its junction with College Street.

It’s also proposing that the R-876 Kenmare Place will close at the slip road from its junction with N71 Kenmare Place to its junction with N71 East Avenue.

These closures are planned from September 5th to January 6th and will operate 24hours daily.

The access to College Street’s Glebe car park will remain open and designated loading/collection bays will be provided on College Street/College Square for deliveries and collections.

In Dingle, the council is planning to close the L-4012 Strand Street from its junction with the tracks to its junction with Green Street; this is planned from September 5th to November 2nd between the hours of 11am and 6pm daily.

Alternative routes will be provided in both areas.

Anyone wishing to lodge an objection to the proposals can do so in writing by marking it Social Distancing Measures Road Closures and sending it to the Administrative Officer, Roads, Transport and the Marine Department, County Buildings Tralee or by email to [email protected] by 5pm on September 1st.