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Grafton Street renovation moves a step closer

02/07/2013 14:10

After much appointment with the public and businesses, Dublin City Council says it is now running with its plans for the Grafton Street quarter project.

It has published a notice on the Government's etender website seeking to applied a framework agreement for the supply and delivery of natural stone products for the project, Not including works.

The last time the road was repaved was over 20 years ago, When the iconic red brickwork was laid included in the Dublin millennium projects at a cost of 500,000.

Stated, The Council has previously said that the brick paved surface laid in the mid 1980s has suffered badly recently. It is now at the stage where it is necessary for repair crews to attend on an almost daily basis.

The paving work is set to begin early pick up, And should be carried out around 14 months. The council has already said that it would phase the works to ensure that companies remain open.

The work is to be the first in a series of renovations for the area. It will involve removing the existing pavement for the length of the street from the junction of Nassau Street and Suffolk Street, Just ahead of the Molly Malone Statue to St Stephen's Green North.

The paving will be stripped back to home line at each side of the street. the "St furniture" Corresponding to bins, Bollards and poles will be removed and interchanged.