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Temp. Road Closure – Notice of Intention – R428 Athy

Temporary Closing of Roads

Notice of Intention

Roads Act, 1993

Roads Regulations, 1994

Kildare County Council gives notice in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993 and the Roads Regulations, 1994 that it intends to close the following road periodically during the period commencing Thursday, 1 October 2020 to Saturday, 31 October 2020 to facilitate maintenance of the road network.


Road to be Closed


(Junction with)


(Junction with)


Duration of Closure (at any one time)



R428 Castlemitchel



5 days

Alternative Routes:       VIA;   1. – N80; N78

                                               2. – N78; N80

Eastbound traffic travelling from Stradbally to Athy on the R428 will be diverted along the N80 southwards to its junctions with the N78, turn left and travel northeast through Ballylynan to Athy.

Westbound traffic travelling from Athy to Stradbally on the R428 will be diverted along the N78 southwest through Ballylynan to its junctions with the N80, turn right and travel northward to Stradbally. 

Diversionary routes will be clearly signposted, as agreed with the Council and An Garda Síochána. Emergency access and restricted local access will be maintained.

Any objections/observations should be lodged in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Roads, Transportation & Public Safety, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare or by e-mail to on or before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, 14 September 2020.


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