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Temporary Road Closure on the N81 between Bang-up Cross and Closh Cross (N80), Co. Carlow

Temporary Closing of Roads

Notice of Intention

Roads Act 1993

  Kildare County Council, acting on behalf of Carlow 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 proposes to close the road described as follows:


Road to be Closed:

  The N81 between Bang-up Cross and Closh

               Cross (N80), Co. Carlow


Date of Closure:

Monday 13 February 2017 at 7.00 a.m.

to Monday 27 February 2017 at 7.00 p.m.


Hours of Closure:

24 Hours (each day)


This closure is required to facilitate Bridge Rehabilitation works on the N81 at Closh Bridge, County Carlow.



Diversion Route:

Bang-up Cross to Closh Cross (N80):

Divert from N81 at Bang-Up Cross and turn right onto L2021 towards Ballon. Continue for approximately 3km to Ballon and turn left onto N80. Proceed southbound on N80 for approximately 2km to Closh Cross.


Closh Cross (N80) to Bang-up Cross:

Divert northbound at Closh Cross on N80 towards Ballon. Continue for approximately 2km and turn right onto L2021. Proceed for approximately 3km to Bang-up Cross.



There will be no access on N81 across Closh Bridge for the duration of the works.

 Any objections/submissions should be lodged in writing to

 Senior Executive Officer

Roads, Transportation and Public Safety

Kildare County Council, at the address below or

e-mailed to

 by or before 5.00 p.m. on Friday 27 January 2017.

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