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Temporary Road Closure - Notice of Decision - M9 Motorway (Junction 2)

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

ROADS ACT 1993

NOTICE OF DECISION

M9 Motorway

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

  • M9 Junction 2 (Kilcullen) NORTHBOUND diverge slip
  • M9 Junction 2 (Kilcullen) SOUTHBOUND merge slip

From 10.00pm on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 to 6.00am on Wednesday, 13 May 2015

From 10.00pm on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 to 6.00am on Thursday, 14 May 2015

From 10.00pm on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 to 6.00am on Wednesday, 27 May 2015

From 10.00pm on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 to 6.00am on Thursday, 28 May 2015

The closures are necessary to facilitate thecompletion of the resurfacing of the M9 Motorway slip roads and overbridge at Junction 2, Kilcullen.

Diversions will be in place and traffic wishing to access the M9 SOUTHBOUND at Junction 2 (Kilcullen) will be required to continue along the R448, turning left (follow signs for old N9) proceeding towards and onto the old N9 (R448), then to the junction signposted for Athy (N78), then along this road (R747) to M9 Junction 3 (Athy), to rejoin the M9 SOUTHBOUND.

NORTHBOUND traffic will be required to exit at Junction 3 (Athy) and continue along the N78 towards Athy, then along the R418 towards Kilcullen, rejoining the M9 Motorway at Junction 2 (Kilcullen).

  • M9 Junction 2 (Kilcullen) SOUTHBOUND diverge slip
  • M9 Junction 2 (Kilcullen) NORTHBOUND merge slip

From 10.00pm on Thursday, 14 May 2015 to 6.00am on Friday, 15 May 2015

From 10.00pm on Thursday, 28 May 2015 to 6.00am on Friday, 29 May 2015

From 10.00pm on Friday, 29 May 2015 to 6.00am on Saturday, 30 May 2015

These works are necessary to facilitate the completion of the resurfacing of the M9 Motorway.

Diversions will be in place and SOUTHBOUND traffic will be required to continue along the M9 and take the Junction 3 (Athy) exit. Traffic should travel west across the Junction 3 bridge, taking the Junction 3 NORTHBOUND merge slip road and proceed along the NORTHBOUND carriageway on the M9 taking the Junction 2 exit for Kilcullen.

NORTHBOUND traffic will be required to travel SOUTHBOUND on the M9 and take the Junction 3 (Athy) exit. Traffic should travel west across the Junction 3 bridge, taking the Junction 3 NORTHBOUND merge slip road, proceeding along the NORTHBOUND carriageway on the M9.

  • M9 NORTHBOUND between the diverge and merge slip roads at Junction 2

From 10.00pm on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 to 6.00am on Wednesday, 20 May 2015

From 10.00pm on Wednesday, 20 May 2015 to 6.00am on Thursday, 21 May 2015

From 10.00pm on Thursday, 21 May 2015 to 6.00am on Friday, 22 May 2015

These works are necessary to facilitate the completion of the resurfacing of the M9 Motorway.

Diversions will be in place and NORTHBOUND traffic will be required to travel along the Junction 2 (Kilcullen) diverge slip road, crossing the R448 taking the M9 Junction 2 (Kilcullen) NORTHBOUND merge slip road re-joining the M9.

  • M9 SOUTHBOUND between M7/ M9 diverge Junction and M9 Junction 2

From 9.30pm on Saturday, 16 May 2015 to 8.00am on Sunday, 17 May 2015

From 8.00pm on Sunday, 17 May 2015 to 6.00am on Monday, 18 May 2015

From 9.30pm on Saturday, 6 June 2015 to 8.00am on Sunday, 7 June 2015

From 8.00pm on Sunday, 7 June 2015 to 6.00 am on Monday, 8 June 2015

The closures are necessary to facilitate the completion of the resurfacing of the M9 Motorway.

Diversions will be in place and traffic wishing to access the M9 should continue WESTBOUND on the M7, exiting at M7 Junction 12 (Newbridge) and continue along the R413 towards Kilcullen to the junction with the R448. Traffic should take a right turn at the traffic lights and proceed along the R448, rejoining the M9 Motorway at Junction 2 (Kilcullen).

  • M9 NORTHBOUND from Junction 2 (Kilcullen) to M7/M9 merge (including Junction 2 NORTHBOUND merge slip road)

From 7.30pm on Friday, 22 May 2015 to 9.00am on Saturday, 23 May 2015

From 7.30pm on Saturday, 23 May 2015 to 10.00am on Sunday, 24 May 2015

From 7.30pm on Friday, 12 June 2015 to 9.00am on Saturday, 13 June 2015

From 7.30pm on Saturday, 13 June 2015 to 10.00am on Sunday, 14 June 2015

These closures are necessary to facilitate the completion of the resurfacing of the M9 Motorway.

Diversions will be in place and NORTHBOUND traffic will be required to exit at Junction 2 (Kilcullen) and continue along the R448 towards Kilcullen until the Junction with the R413. At the Junction traffic should take the left turn and proceed along the R413 towards Newbridge, rejoining the M7 Motorway at Junction 12 (Newbridge). Traffic should then travel EASTBOUND towards Dublin on the M7.

The National Roads Authority and An Garda Síochána have no objection

to these temporary road closures. Diversionary routes, which will be clearly signposted, (as agreed with An Garda Síochána), will be in place for the duration of the works.

Please note that these works are being carried out under the National Roads Authority Motorway Maintenance and Renewals Contract and any queries should be directed to the Motorway Traffic Control Centre by telephone on 0818 715 100 or email operator@nraits.ie.

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