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Proposed Traffic Calming - Liffey Bridge Junction

PROPOSED TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES
SECTION 38 OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 1994

In accordance with the provisions of Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act 1994,
Kildare County Council hereby gives notice of:

Proposed changes to junction after Liffey Bridge (R403), Celbridge, Co. Kildare

The Celbridge River Crossing Feasibility Report identified the following changes as a solution to ease congestion. Vehicles leaving English Row R403 and the Main Street R405 in Celbridge and crossing the Liffey Bridge will not be permitted to turn right onto the Ardclough Road L-1016 or turn right onto the Hazelhatch Road R405. Vehicles will have to proceed along the Dublin Road R403 and turn right at the traffic lights onto the Shinkeen Road. This will lead vehicles back onto the Hazelhatch Road R405. Vehicles travelling to Ardclough will have to proceed along the Hazelhatch Road, R403 and turn right onto the Simmonstown/Hazelhatch Park Road, L-6057 leading to the Ardclough Road L-1016.

Vehicles exiting the Hazelhatch Road R403 at its junction with the Dublin Road will not be permitted to turn right onto the Dublin Road R405. Vehicles wishing to travel towards Dublin should use the Shinkeen Road.

Vehicles exiting the Ardclough Road L-1016 will not be permitted to turn right onto the Dublin Road R403 or the Hazelhatch Road R405. Vehicles coming from Ardclough and travelling to Hazelhatch or the Dublin Road R405 will have to use the Simmonstown/Hazelhatch Park Road L-6057 and the Shinkeen Road.

These new/revised routes will be sign posted with additional directional signage.

Drawings showing the proposed works may be inspected during normal opening hours from Tuesday, 20 October 2015 to Thursday, 19 November 2015 at the following locations:

Kildare County Council, Roads, Transportation and Public Safety Department, Level 4, at the address below

Municipal Districts Office, Leinster Street, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Celbridge Library, St. Patrick’s Park, Celbridge Co. Kildare

and will also be available to view on the council’s website by clicking here

Representations relating to the above mentioned proposed works may be made in writing to the: A/Senior Executive Officer, Roads, Transportation and Public Safety Department, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare.

The latest date for receipt of such representations is 12 noon on Friday, 20 November 2015.

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