The construction of a new watermains along Malahide Road will begin on Monday, January 11, Irish Water has announced.
In a statement, Irish Water said it is “progressing with essential works on the Malahide water supply scheme in order to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses in Swords, Malahide and surrounding areas in accordance with current level five restrictions.”
The water utility says it is working with Fingal County Council to deliver the project.
Irish Water says that the project is scheduled to be completed in April and that works will begin at Malahide Main Street-Malahide Road junction and progress along the Malahide towards Mountgorry Road roundabout.
“In order to facilitate the safe delivery of these works temporary road closures along the route will be necessary,” it said.
“A road closure will be in place between the Main Street/Malahide Road junction in Swords and the R132 roundabout from 11 January to 4 February.
“The road closure will remain in place for Eastbound traffic (from Main Street) from 5 February to 24 February.
“A road closure will be in place between the Malahide Road/R132 roundabout and the Malahide Road/Mountgorry Way roundabout from 25 February to 1 April.
“Diversions will be in place and local and emergency access will be maintained at all times.”