Work on the line, known as Luas BXD, including filling in basements and diverting utilities, is due to begin next year, with trams operational by 2017. No cars or buses will be able to drive down Dawson Street. All traffic will also be removed, along with all parking spaces, between Grafton Street and Kildare Street on St Stephen’s Green North.
Kildare Street to become two-way. Left onto the Green reduced to one lane heading east to Merrion Row.
Only buses will be able to turn right onto St Stephen’s Green East from the Shelbourne Hotel side.
Right turn only from Hume Street onto St Stephen’s Green.
Bike parking only on St Stephen’s Green East.
Severe limitations on car access to St Stephen’s Green West.
Work on latest Luas line will disrupt city centre traffic (Olivia Kelly, Irish Times)
(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)