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Temporary Closing of Roads - M7 Eastbound - 13 August to 18 August



Kildare County Council gives notice, in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, that it intends to close:


Road to be Closed: The M7 eastbound between Junction 12 and Junction 11 (M7 & M9 converge).


Dates of the closure:  Sunday 13 August – Friday 18 August 2017


Hours of closure: 10pm to 6am daily – Sunday night to Friday morning


The closure is required to facilitate the resurfacing of the pavement and waterproofing of the M9 tunnel structure.


(Note – this closure is additional to that already advertised)


Diversion route:-

Divert from the M7 at Junction 12 (Newbridge), Take the 4th exit from the roundabout onto the R413, continue along the R413 towards Kilcullen until the junction with the R448. Traffic should take a right turn at the traffic lights and proceed along the R448, joining the M9 Motorway at M9 Junction 2 using the northbound merge slip ramp. Continue north along the M9 until it joins the M7.



Local and emergency access will be allowed at all times.

Diversionary routes, as agreed with An Garda Síochána, will be clearly signposted.


Any objections/submissions should be lodged in writing to:


Senior Executive Officer Roads, Transportation & Public Safety, Level 4, at the address below


e-mailed to


by or before 5.00 p.m. on Friday 28 July 2017.

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