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Road Traffic-Speed Limit Bye Laws

ROAD TRAFFIC (Speed Limit) (County of Kildare) BYE-LAWS

Kildare County Council in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Section 9 of the Road Traffic Act, 2004 (No. 44 of 2004), as amended, hereby gives notice of its intention to make Special Speed Limit Bye-Laws in respect of certain regional and local roads within the administrative area of County Kildare.

The purpose of these Bye-Laws is to introduce Special Speed Limits of Thirty (30) kilometre per hour on designated sections of roads in selected Housing Estates throughout the County of Kildare, in the interests of prudent traffic management and road safety.

The Draft Bye-Laws together with associated drawings are available for inspection at Kildare County Council Offices during normal working hours 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. from Monday, 19 September, 2016 to Monday, 31 October, 2016 at the following locations:

  • Kildare County Council, at the address below
  • Athy Municipal District Office, Rathstewart, Athy, Co. Kildare.
  • Kildare / Newbridge Municipal District Office, Newbridge Industrial Estate, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
  • Maynooth Municipal District Office, and Celbridge / Leixlip Municipal District Office, Leinster Street, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

The Draft Bye-Laws are also available for inspection by members of the public on the Council’s website Any person may submit observations, comments or objections to the Draft Bye-Laws from the date of the publication of this notice until the closing date detailed below and any objections received shall be considered by the Council. Objections must be;

  1. In writing and addressed to Senior Executive Officer, Transportation and Public Safety, Kildare County Council, at the address below
  2. Or, e-mailed to

and to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, 14 November 2016, marked ‘Submission on Speed Limits in Housing Estates’.

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