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Temporary Road Closure - Notice of Intention - Carlow Car Club

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

ROADS ACT 1993

NOTICE OF INTENTION

CARLOW CAR CLUB – CARLOW HILLCLIMB/SPRINT WEEKEND

The council hereby give notice in accordance with Section 75 of the Road Act 1993 that it intends to close:

  • The L4007 from Blackwood Crossroads to Skerries Crossroads in both directions
  • The L8024 from Blackwood Crossroads to Ardscull Cross on R418 (old N78)
  • The L8070 from Blackwood Cross to Ardscull Cross on the R418 (old N78)

From 8.00 a.m. until 6.30 p.m. on Saturday, 30 May 2015

Alternative routes:

Northbound Traffic: To be diverted at Geraldine Cross on L8067 east to Russelstown Cross on the R418 (old N78).  At Russelstown Cross, traffic divert north for approximately 6km to Fontstown Cross. Traffic then divert northwest along R415 to Booleigh Cross.

Southbound Traffic: To divert at Booleigh Cross on R415 to Fonstown on R418 (old N78) and travel 6km south to Russelstown Cross on R418 (old N78). From Russelstown Cross west to Geraldine Cross on L8067.

The closures are necessary to facilitate the Carlow Car Club Hillclimb/Sprint Weekend.  All diversions will be clearly signposted in agreement with An Garda Síochána and the council. Local and emergency access will be maintained at all times.

Any objection/observations to these closures should be lodged in writing to the Action Senior Executive Officer, Road, Transportation and Public Safety, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, at the at the address below on or before 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015.

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