Power cable upgrade could lead to traffic disruption ‘on a par with the Luas works’

Eirgrid tells meeting that Dublin must replace high-voltage 220kv underground cables that supply electricity to city

Luas works being carried out in 2015: there are approximately ten separate 220kv cables traversing Dublin city, all of which will have to be replaced in the coming years. The potential disruption has been compared to that caused by the construction of the light rail system. Picture: Getty