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Temp Road Closure R417 Athy to Monasterevin




Kildare County Council on behalf of Gas Networks Ireland gives notice in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993 that it intends to close the following road:

The R417 from Athy to Monasterevin at The Old Cush Inn Site

From 8.00 a.m. on Wednesday 21 November, 2018 to 6.00 p.m. Tuesday 27 November, 2018 inclusive

The closure is required to facilitate works being carried out by Gas Networks Ireland

Alternative Routes

Diversionary route from Athy to Monasterevin will take traffic east out of Athy along N78 turning left onto the R418 and travelling to Fontstown where traffic will turn left onto the R415 routing to Kildare Town via Nurney.  Traffic will travel onto the R415 and R445 junction in Kildare Town and take a left onto the R445 routing to Monasterevin.

The diversion route from Monasterevin to Athy will take traffic east out of Monasterevin along the R445 to Kildare Town.   Traffic will turn right onto the R415 out of Kildare Town routing to Nurney and onto Fontstown where it will turn right onto R418 routing towards Athy.   Traffic will then turn right onto the N78 into Athy.

Diversionary routes will be clearly signposted. 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, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas or by e-mail to  on or before 5.00 p.m. on 12 November, 2018.

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