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Temporary Closing of Roads - M7 Eastbound - 18 August to 6 September

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 closure:  Friday 18 August to Wednesday 6 September 2017


Hours of closure: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily – Sunday nights to Friday mornings

                               10 p.m. to 7 a.m. – Friday nights/Saturday mornings

                               10 p.m. to 9 a.m. – Saturday night/Sunday morning


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


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.

Local and emergency access will be allowed at all times. 


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 Wednesday 26 July 2017

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