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Temporary Road Closure - Notice of Intention - M4 Kildare



M4 Kildare (Between Leixlip and Maynooth)

Notice is hereby given, by Kildare County Council, in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993 and Article 12 of the Roads Regulations, 1994, of the following proposal to close a public road.

The National Roads Authority is currently undertaking a project to improve the overhead signage on the M4 motorway. On the M4 Kildare between Leixlip and Maynooth there will be 5 portal gantry signs (spanning the entire carriageway) and 5 cantilever gantry signs (spanning the hard shoulder and left hand lane). These signs will be located at Junctions 5, 6 and 7 Eastbound and Westbound.

• To facilitate the safe construction of the signage on the M4 Westbound and M4 Eastbound, alternate closures will be scheduled between consecutive junctions to ensure one side of the motorway will remain open at all times.

• These closures will occur from 4 to 28 January 2011 during the off-peak overnight hours of 21.00 to 05.30 Eastbound, and 21.00 to 06.00 Westbound.

• There will be no overnight closures on Friday and Saturday nights.

Traffic will be directed off and back onto the motorway at clearly identified locations.

Objections may be made in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Transportation Department at the address below, or by email to, on or before 5.00p.m. on Friday 17 December, 2010.

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