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Temp Closing of Roads-N63 between Longford and Lanesborough at Knockanboy Bridge




Kildare County Council, acting on behalf of Longford County Council under a Section 85 Agreement (Local Government Act 2001), hereby gives notice, in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, that it intends to close the road described as follows:

Road to be Closed: The N63 between Longford and Lanesborough at Knockanboy Bridge

Date of Closure: For a continuous 2 week period (to be determined) duringthe period Thursday, 5 May 2016 to Friday, 17 June 2016. Specific dates of closure will be advertised 10 days in advance of closure.          

Hours of Closure:  24 Hours (each day)

This closure is required to facilitate Bridge Rehabilitation works on the N63 at Knockanboy Bridge, Longford.


Alternative Routes                                                                                                                                                                                       

Longford to Lanesborough:

Divert at N63 (Ballymacormack) onto the R397 towards Keenagh. Continue R397 to junction with R392 at Terlicken. Take right onto R392 then onto Lanesborough.                       

Lanesborough to Longford:

At Lanesborough take R392 towards Ballymahon. After approximately 16km take left at Terlicken onto R397 to Longford via Keenagh.


Local and Emergency Access will be maintained at all times.


Any objections/submissions should be lodged in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Roads, Transportation and Public Safety at the address below or emailed to on or before 12.00pm (Noon) on Monday, 18 April 2016.

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