Dublin City Council is fast-tracking the construction of a €30m bridge, which will connect the Poolbeg peninsula to the rest of the docklands.
This new planned "urban quarter" on the peninsula – which lies between Ringsend/Irishtown and the Liffey – is a designated area for up to 3,000 homes in the docklands.
At the moment, there is no convenient link between the newly built docklands area to the peninsula, but the new structure is set to remedy this.
This 'Dodder' bridge will open up the Poolbeg lands to development and provide access to the docklands area both south and – via the Tom Clarke Bridge, formerly known as the Eastlink – north of the Liffey.
The council plans to have the bridge complete by 2020, according to the Irish Times.
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