Fingal County Council has launched a public consultation on the R132 connectivity project. The Council, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority seeks to improve connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists across and along the R132. Upgrade works to the R132 in Swords are proposed.These upgrade works will enhance facilities at and between key crossing points along the R132 outlined below, improving connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists travelling both north-south along and east-west across the R132. The works will allow for safer and more convenient crossing points between existing and proposed developments. This will also improve connectivity to local amenities such as bus stops.An online non-statutory public consultation has been launched today and Fingal County Council welcomes any comments the public might have on the proposal. The proposed works includes the following:(1) Upgrade works between the north of Pinnock Hill Roundabout and north of Estuary Roundabout, to facilitate installation of new protected cycle and pedestrian facilities, retention of one bus and one general traffic lane in each direction, removal of hard shoulders and/or general traffic lanes, and reduction in speed limit to 50km.(2)Three new signal controlled crossing points provided along the R132 located as follows: North of Pinnockhill Roundabout, Adjacent existing Chapel Lane/Ashley Avenue overbridge,North of Estuary Roundabout(3)The following three existing roundabouts will be changed to signalised intersections to facilitate pedestrian and cyclist facilities: Malahide Road Roundabout, Seatown Roundabout, Estuary Roundabout (4.)Partial/full closure of Drynam Road connection to the R132/Malahide Road Roundabout. The objective of this scheme is, primarily, to improve the connectivity and safety of pedestrians and cyclists moving along and across the R132.The preferred plans and reports and information regarding submissions for the proposed scheme are available to view online at https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse Submissions or observations on the proposed scheme must arrive no later than 5pm on 15th of December 2020.