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Temporary Road Closure - Notice of Decision - M7 Motorway (Night Closures)

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE
ROADS ACT 1993

NOTICE OF DECISION

M7 Motorway - (Night Closures)

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

M7 Westbound from Junction 13 (Kildare) to Junction 14 (Monasterevin)
From 9.00p.m. on Monday, 19 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 and from 9.00p.m. on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Thursday, 22 October 2015.

The closures are necessary to facilitate the completion of road stud renewal on the M7 motorway.

Alternative routes:
Diversions will be in place and WESTBOUND traffic will be required to travel along the Junction 13 (Kildare) diverge slip road, take the third exit on the roundabout, cross the overbridge, take the first exit at the roundabout, then the second exit at the roundabout at Kildare Village Shopping Centre, and left onto the R445. Traffic will then follow the R445. At the third left, traffic will turn off and then take the second exit at the roundabout before crossing the overbridge to re-join the motorway via the westbound merge slip at Junction 14.

M7 Eastbound from Junction 14 (Monasterevin) to Junction 13 (Kildare)
From 9.00p.m. on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 and from 9.00p.m. on Thursday, 22 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Friday, 23 October 2015.

The closures are necessary to facilitate the completion of road stud renewal on the M7 motorway.

Alternative routes:
Diversions will be in place and EASTBOUND traffic will be required to travel along the Junction 14 (Monasterevin) diverge slip road, take the first exit on the roundabout, and then turn right at the T-junction with the R445. Traffic will then follow the R445 until the junction with the R415, where it will turn right, take the second exit at the roundabout at Kildare Village Shopping centre, before re joining the motorway via the eastbound merge slip at Junction 13.

M7 Westbound merge slip at Junction 14 (Monasterevin)
From 10.00p.m. on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Thursday, 22 October 2015 and from 10.00p.m. on Friday, 23 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Saturday, 24 October 2015 and from 10.00p.m. on Friday, 30 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Saturday, 31 October 2015.

The closures are necessary to facilitate the renewal of the filter drain on the westbound merge slip at Junction 14 on the M7 motorway.

Alternative routes:
Diversions will be in place and traffic wishing to join the M7 WESTBOUND at Junction 14 will be required to travel across the overbridge, take the first exit at the roundabout, and turn left at the T-junction with the R445. Traffic will then follow the R445 until the roundabout at Cappakeel in Co. Laois. At this roundabout traffic will take the first exit on the R422, then take the second exit at the roundabout, cross the overbridge, take the second exit at the roundabout before re-joining the motorway via the westbound merge slip at Junction 15.

Transport Infrastructure Ireland and An Gárda Síochána have no objection to these temporary night closures.
Diversionary routes, which will be clearly signposted, (as agreed with An Gárda Síochána) will be in place for the duration of the works.

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

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