Davitt Road Traffic

Sources: Powerscar Datalogic and National Paediatric Hospital Sources

In October 2014 a Traffic Study of Davitt Road carried out by the Planning Department of the National  Childrens’ Hospital Planning Office showed peak times of;

07:30 – 08:30 am    815 vehicles per hour

14:30 – 15:30 pm     786 vehicles per hour

16:00 – 17:00 pm     Total average of 2,200 cars in peak hours periods.

On average 9,000 vehicles drive along Davitt Road between 07:30 am to 19:30 pm

  • 130 trucks enter and depart the SJH Campus daily,
    • The majority of these are travelling to/from Davitt Road – HSE – Unilever Site.
      • Some turn right along Davitt Road towards Suir Bridge or Herberton Bridge,
      • Others turn left and travel along Inchicore via Kilmainham to Mount Brown.

Projected hourly flow of traffic from the Ambulance Bay on Davitt Road

  • AM Peak Times – 18 ambulances per hour
  • PM Peak Times – 10 ambulances per hour
  • 60% generated traffic entering/ leaving from Davitt Road East
  • 40% generated traffic entering/ leaving from Davitt Road West

The distribution of trips reflects that all transfer trips travel east towards the campus and material delivery trips arrive from the west.

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