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  • Sorensen Civil Engineering appointed as the contractor for the Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme
  • A three-year plan for Traffic Management has been outlined
  • Works to include the installation of concrete culverts, bridges, and flood defence walls
  • Stop & Go system and traffic light system to be in place on the R639

Sorensen Civil Engineering Limited has been officially appointed by Cork City Council to oversee the extensive Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme. The scheme, funded by the Office of Public Works (OPW), aims to introduce vital flood defences, including concrete culverts, bridges, road resurfacing, and embankments.

Traffic Management Plans

To facilitate the upcoming works, a comprehensive Traffic Management strategy has been implemented. Starting today, 4th of September, Traffic Management will be in place on the R639 at the Springmount Culvert. The road will be reduced to one lane for the foreseeable future.

24/7 Stop & Go System

From today, a 24-hour Stop & Go system will be activated seven days a week on the R639. During peak hours (07:00 to 19:00), this system will be manually operated. Outside these hours, a vehicle-actuated traffic light system will take over.

Stay Informed

Residents and local businesses are encouraged to subscribe to a free text alert system for real-time updates on the project. Simply text ‘GFRS’ to 50015.

For more information on the Glashaboy Flood Relief Scheme, visit the official website.

The council and Sorensen Civil Engineering urge the public to exercise caution and patience during these necessary works and promise to keep disruptions to a minimum.