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Temporary Closing of Roads - M7 Westbound

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 westbound, between Junction 11 (M7 & M9 diverge)

and Junction 12.


Date of closure: Monday 28th August to Sunday 17th 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 11 (M7 & M9 diverge), continue along the M9 until Junction 2 Kilcullen. Traffic should take a left turn at the top of the slip road and proceed towards Kilcullen using the R448 until the junction with the R413. Traffic should take a left turn at the traffic lights and proceed along the R413, rejoining the M7 Motorway at M7 Junction 12 (Newbridge) using the westbound 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 Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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