CUH to cut down trees
Work will start tomorrow on cutting down trees around CUH, the hospital has confirmed.
The hospital said it intends to carry out works to fell the trees at the front of the campus which a spokesperson said “have reached end of life”.
The trees are located inside the perimeter railing by the front entrance to the hospital adjacent to the main road.
The works will take place on 22 and 23 October from 6am-7pm on both days. While the works are being carried out, the restrictions will be in place.
Road access from the main hospital entrance to the Accident and Emergency Department will be closed off. Persons wishing to access the campus should turn left when driving in the main entrance and follow the sign posted road diversions for the main hospital and emergency department. Access to the maternity car park will be closed.
The 2 bus stops located on the CUH campus road will be closed for the duration of the works which will affect routes 214/216 from 11pm tonight, Friday, until 8am on Monday 24 October.
Customers wishing to travel on route 214 can do so from Sarsfield Road bus stop while customers wishing to travel on route 216 can do so from Glasheen Road bus stop.
Pedestrian access will be closed from the main hospital entrance to the emergency department. Pedestrians wishing to access the emergency department should use the pedestrian access adjacent to the ambulance entrance or the pedestrian access on Wilton Road across from the old Bishopstown Credit Union.
Vehicular access turning right to the emergency department will be restored between 7pm and 6am on Saturday 22 October and between 7pm and 6am on Sunday 23 October.
“We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you in advance for your cooperation during the planned works,” said the spokesperson.