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Temporary Road Closure - Notice of Intention - M7 Motorway (Junction 13 and Junction 14)

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE
ROADS ACT 1993

NOTICE OF INTENTION

M7 Motorway
(Night Closures)

Kildare County Council gives notice, in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, that it intends to 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
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
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
From 10.00p.m. on Friday, 23 October 2015 to 6.00a.m. on Saturday, 24 October 2015
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.

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 Transport Infrastructure Ireland Motorway Maintenance and Renewals Contract.

Objections/observations may be made in writing to the Acting Senior Executive Officer, Roads, Transportation and Public Safety, Level 4, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare on or before 5.00p.m. on Friday, 2 October 2015.

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