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Temporary Closing of Roads (Evening and Overnight Closures) M7 Eastbound


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 13 and Junction 12.

Dates of closure: Friday 25 August to Tuesday 29 August 2017

Hours of closure: 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. – Friday night/Saturday morning

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

                              10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily – Sunday night to Tuesday morning.

The closure is required to facilitate the resurfacing of the pavement.

Note: The proposed night-time closures between Junction 13 and Junction 12 will not overlap with the previously published proposed night-time closures between Junction 12 and Junction 11 Eastbound.

Diversion route:-

Divert from the M7 at Junction 13 (Kildare). Traffic should take the first exit from the roundabout onto the R415 and continue along the R415 towards the junction with the R445. Take a right turn onto the R445 and then proceed along the R445 until the junction with the R413. Take a right turn onto the R413 and proceed towards the M7 Junction 12 roundabout. Take the 2nd exit from the roundabout joining the M7 Motorway at M7 Junction 12 (Curragh/Newbridge) using the northbound merge slip ramp.

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 Tuesday 8 August 2017.

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