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Temporary Road Closure - Notice of Intention - Blackwood Cross

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

ROADS ACT 1993

NOTICE OF INTENTION

Kildare County Council gives notice in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993 that it intends to close the following road:

L-8070 FROM BLACKWOOD CROSS TO ARDSCULL CROSS

The local road between Blackwood Crossroads (on the L-8004) and the Ardscull Crossroads (on the R-418) shall be closed from Wednesday, 15 February 2012 to facilitate construction works to the River Barrow Abstraction Scheme – Contract No. 2. Srowland to Ardscull Rising Mains. The programmed works duration is 15 weeks with local access only being permitted onto or through the works.

Diversions will be in place and motorists travelling northbound on the R418 are asked to follow the diversion routes via Russellstown Cross (L-8067), Geraldine Cross (L-4007 and L-8004) and Skerries Cross (L-8024) rejoining the R-418 at the Moat of Ardscull. Motorists travelling southbound on the R418 are asked to follow the diversion routes via Moat of Ardscull (L-8024), Skerries Cross (L-8004 and L-4007) and Geraldine Cross (L-8067) rejoining the R-418 at Russelstown Cross.

Diversionary routes, which will be clearly signposted, as agreed with the Council and the Garda Síochána, will be in place for the duration of the works. Local and emergency access will be maintained at all times.

Objections may be made in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Roads and Transportation Department at the address below on or before Tuesday, 31 January 2012.

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