Press Releases/Adverts Banner Press Releases
and Adverts

Default text size Large text size Extra large text size High contrast text

Home : Press Releases/Adverts : Press Releases 2011 : May

Temporary Road Closure - Notice of Intention - Gordan Bennett Memorial Race





The Council hereby gives notice in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993 that it intends to close:

• The L8004 from Blackwood Crossroads to Skerries Crossroads in both directions.

• The road from Rathgrumley to Ballinabarna

• The road from Blackwood Cross to Ardscull Cross on the Old N78

• The road from Skerries Cross to Moat of Ardscull

From 10.30a.m. until 5.30p.m. on Saturday 4 June 2011

The closures are necessary to facilitate the Gordon Bennett Memorial Race.

Alternative routes:

Northbound Traffic:

• To be diverted at Geraldine Cross on L8994 east to Russelstown Cross on the N78

• At Russelstown Cross, traffic divert north for approximately 6km to Fonstown Cross

• Traffic then divert northwest along R415 to Booleigh Cross.

Southbound Traffic:

• To divert at Booleigh Cross on R415 to Fonstown on N78 and travel 6km south to Russelstown Cross on N78

• From Russelstown Cross west to Geraldine Cross on L8004.

All diversions will be clearly signposted in agreement with the Garda Síochána and the Council. Local and emergency access will be maintained at all times. Any objections/observations to these closures should be lodged in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Transportation Department at the address below on or before 5.00p.m. on Wednesday 18 May 2011.

Back to other News Items