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Temp Closing of Roads Notice of Intention M7 Westbound between J11 & J12

Temporary Closing of Roads

(Overnight Closures)

Notice of Intention

Roads Act, 1993


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

The M7 westbound between Junction 11 (M7/M9 diverge) and Junction 12 (Newbridge).


Dates of the closure:                                           Hours of Closure:

Saturday/Sunday     26/27 October 2019            21.30 to 09.00 hrs

Sunday/Monday       27/28 October 2019            21.00 to 06.30 hrs


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

It is expected that the works will take only one night but additional closures have been booked in case of unforeseen delays and or poor weather.


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.

Diversionary routes will be clearly signposted, as agreed with the Council and An Garda Síochána.  Emergency access will be allowed at all times.  Any objections/observations should be lodged in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Roads, Transportation & Public Safety, Level 4, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare on or before 5.00p.m on Friday, 11 October 2019.

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