O’Connell Street Upper

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The O’Connell Upper Stop will have a single platform serving northbound trams. The stop will be located close to the Cathal Brugha Street junction on the western side of the median. This stop will serve the retail area around Henry Street and O’Connell Street Upper.
What's Happening

Tram 4 Sackville Street

Image courtesy of The Little Museum of Dublin

OCTOBER & NOVEMBER WORKS UPDATE

A significant amount of track work has been installed on O’Connell Street Upper to date with the remaining track sections due to be completed before the end of the year. Track sections to be completed in this area are as follows:
> Track across junction with Cathal Brugha Street
> Track links from O’Connell Street to Parnell Street

A series of carriageway works on O’Connell Street Upper to upgrade road drainage network, lay ducting and strengthen road pavement will also be carried out.

Footway upgrade works on O’Connell Street Upper will also commence during this period. The majority of work sites will be located on the median and the west side of the street. Pedestrian access to businesses and premises to be accommodated during these works.

The Contractor is planning to commence construction of the O’Connell Street Upper tram stop platform in the middle of October.

Traffic – Car Park Access

O’Connell area access map

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Car parks in this area include Arnott’s, Gresham, Clery’s and Abbey Street.

For Arnott’s Car Park:
Approaching from the East
Use the inner orbital to access Burgh Quay. Then turn right onto O’Connell Bridge and continue onto O’Connell Street and then left onto Prince’s Street.

Approaching from the West
Use the inner orbital to access Inns Quay / Ormond Quay and continue towards Bachelor’s Walk. Turn left onto O’Connell Street and then left onto Prince’s Street.

For Gresham, Clery’s, Abbey Street car parks use the inner orbital to access Gardiner Street:
Approaching from the South

Clery’s & Gresham car parks – Turn left from Gardiner Street onto Sean McDermott Street
Abbey Street car park – Turn left from Gardiner Street via Marlborough Street

Approaching from the North
Clery’s & Gresham car parks – Turn right onto Parnell Street, left onto Cumberland Street North and right onto Sean McDermott Street
Abbey Street car park – From Sean McDermott Street turn left onto Marlborough Street and left again on to Abbey Street for Abbey Street car park

There are three significant work sites in the locality that are scheduled to be in place until the end of July that will impact on traffic in the area. The three sites are as follows:
1. O’Connell Street / Middle Abbey Street junction
2. Marlborough Street / Lower Abbey Street junction
3. Marlborough Street / Talbot Street junction

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