The Crisis Management Team convened at 11 am today (March 3rd) where the following updates were noted
Roads and transport
Overnight Crews continued to clear and salt priority routes and all major routes are relatively clear. There still are access issues on side roads and estates. Crews will continue to clear roads. Additional operational staff are being brought in over the weekend to address footpaths in high priority areas only. Drivers and pedestrians are still advised to take care when moving around the City
The commencement today of many public transport services has enabled the opening of businesses across the City.
The Flood Advisory Group continues to monitor the rate of the thaw and will advise on flooding risks.
Volunteers operated 22 vehicles through the weather event. The service enabled key workers to get to work or deliver services in difficult conditons.
The Hugh Lane Gallery will reopen tomorrow (Sunday)at 11 am. The Sports and Leisure Centres and other facilities will remain closed until Monday.
All Dublin City Council Public Offices and Services will reopen for business as normal on Monday
Outreach workers will continue to liaise with a small number of rough sleepers still on the streets There was limited spare capacity in St Catherine’s and other Winter Bed facilities last night.
The Team will reconvene tomorrow at 11am
Fine Gael Councillor - North Inner City
Leader, Fine Gael, Dublin City Council
Chair, Urban Form & Planning Strategic Policy Committee