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Temporary Closing of Roads Notice of Decision Roads Act 1993

Temporary Closing of Roads

Notice of Decision

Roads Act 1993

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 will close the road described as follows:

Road to be Closed: The N55 between Edgeworthstown and Ballymahon 

Date of Closure:     Monday 18 July 2016 at 8.00am to Monday 1 August 2016 at 6.00pm

Hours of Closure:  24 Hours (each day)

 This closure is to facilitate Bridge Rehabilitation works on the:

N55 at Fowlards Bridge, Ballymahon.

Alternative Routes:

Edgeworthstown to Ballymahon:         

Divert at Edgeworthstown via the N4 to Longford, continue on N4 and then N5 Longford Bypassto Ballyminion Roundabout. Take L-1175 and L-1176 through Flancare Industrial Estate, then N63 towards Lanesborough taking left at Ballymacormick onto R397, via Keenagh, to R392 then onto Ballymahon.

Ballymahon to Edgworthstown:

Divert at Ballymahon to R392 towards Lanesborough. Take right onto R397 to Longford via Keenagh. At Ballymacormick take N63 towards Longford and then the L-1176 through Flancare Industrial Estate and L-1175 to the N5 Ballyminion Roundabout. Follow N5 (Dublin bound) to N4 (Dublin bound) and onwards to Edgeworthstown.

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