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Road Works Speed Limit Order - M7 Motorway

M7 Motorway

Townlands of Curragh, Ballymany, Moorfield, Crotanstown, Walshestown, Great Connell, Clownings

The County of Kildare Road Works Speed Limit Order NRO 2/2014

Kildare County Council, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act 2004, hereby makes the following Order in respect of the area comprising the administrative County of Kildare;

This order may be cited as the Road Works Speed Limit Order NRO 2/2014

80 kilometres per hour shall be the Road Works Speed Limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on the roads specified in the First Schedule to this order;

60 kilometres per hour shall be the Road Works Speed Limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on the roads as specified in the Second Schedule to this order;

First Schedule

Roads in respect of which a Road Works Speed Limit Order of 80 kilometres per hour is prescribed

M7 Motorway

  • Westbound Carriageway M7 from a point approximately 1 km east of Junction 11 to a point approximately 400 metres east of Junction 11.
  • Westbound Carriageway M7 between a point approximately 1.2 km west of Junction 12 to a point approximately 1.7 km west of Junction 12.
  • Eastbound Carriageway M7 between a point approximately 400 metres east of Junction 11 to a point approximately 1 km east of Junction 11.
  • Eastbound Carriageway M7 between a point approximately 1.7 km west of Junction 12 to a point approximately 1.2 km west of Junction 12.
  • M9 merge with M7 (eastbound) from a distance approximately 500 metres west of the M7/M9 merge.
  • M9 merge with M7 (westbound) from Junction 11 for a distance of approximately 400 metres from M7/M9 diverge.

Second Schedule

Roads in respect of which a Road Works Speed Limit Order of 60 kilometres per hour is prescribed

M7 Motorway

  • Westbound Carriageway M7 from a point approximately 400 metres east of Junction 11 to a point approximately 1.2 km west of Junction 12.
  • Eastbound Carriageway M7 from a point approximately 1.2 km west of Junction 12 to a point approximately 400 metres east of Junction 11.
  • Junction 12 merge/diverge ramps.

The consent of An Garda Síochána and the National Roads Authority have been obtained to these temporary speed limits.

This Road Works Speed Limit Order will apply from Wednesday 8 October 2014 to Friday 5 December 2014 inclusive.

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