Following the fire at Bridge House, John Street, Kilkenny, yesterday morning, Kilkenny County Council wishes to advise that works are now underway to stabilise the building so that it does not pose a collapse risk or a risk to the passing public.
John Street will remain closed to vehicular traffic from Bateman Quay to Maudlin Street until the stabilisation works are complete.
Businesses on John Street are continuing to operate as normal.
Pedestrian access to John Street is unaffected.
Traffic management will be in operation during the day to facilitate deliveries to commercial premises and residents' access to John Street.
All further queries can be directed to:
Kilkenny County Council
Phone: 056 7794053 0873458886