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Temporary Closing of Roads - Notice of Intention (R428 and R418)

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 public roads periodically during the period commencing Wednesday, 1 April 2020 to Tuesday, 30 June 2020 to facilitate the maintenance of the road network:

No.

Road To Be Closed

From

(Junction with)

To

(Junction with)

Duration Of Closure (at any one time)

1

R428 Castlemitchel / Brackney

N80

N78

5 days

Alternative Route:      

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.

2

R428 Castlemitchel / Courtown

N80

N78

15 days

Alternative Route:      

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.

3

R418 Rusellstown / Gallowshill

R415

N78

10 days

Alternative Route:    

VIA;  1. – R415; R448; R747; N78   2. – N78; R747; R448; R415

Southbound traffic travelling to Athy from Kilcullen will be diverted along the R415 eastwards at Fontstown (left at junction R418 & R415). At Crookstown turn right and travel southbound along the R448 to its junction with the R747 turn right and travel along the R747 over the motorway onto the N78 to Athy.

Northbound traffic travelling to Kilcullen from Athy will be diverted along the N78 travelling eastwards, over the motorway and travel along the R747 to its junction with the R448, turning left they will travel along the R448 to its junction with R415 Crookstown, turning left onto the R415 and travel along R415 to its junction with the R418, Fontstown, turning right onto the R418 to Kilcullen.

Diversionary routes, will be clearly signposted, as agreed with the council and An Garda Síochána.   Local and emergency 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 email to roadssubmissions@kildarecoco.ie   on or before 5.00 p.m. on Monday, 17 February, 2020.

Map R428 & R418

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