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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 27/08/2014 22:59


Traffic is moving well in Dublin city centre at this time.

On the M50 traffic is moving well in both directions at present.


Parnell St onto Parnell Sq will be reduced to one lane for works until Tues 2nd Sept. 

There will be no left turn from Cavendish Row onto Parnell Sq West to facilitate works until mid Nov.

Traffic will not be permitted to access Parnell St from Parnell Square East and Cavendish Row until approx Fri 7th Nov. This is to facilitate the Luas Cross City works. Diversions will be in place via North Fredrick St, Parnell Square East, Denmark St and Gardiner St.

Works are taking place on the N31 Frascati Rd/ Temple Hill until Feb 2015. No works will take place during Dec 2014. Expect delays.

Both lanes will be closed on the Fonthill Rd southbound between New Rd Jct and the new flyover on Thurs 28th Aug from 10pm to 6am Fri 29th. The left turn on to the Naas Rd inbound will remain open. This is to facilitate works.

Both lanes of the Belgard Rd northbound will be closed from the Golf Club to the Fonthill Rd on Thurs Aug 28th from 10pm to 6am on Fri. The left turn to the N7 outbound will remain open. This is to facilitate works.

On the N7/ Naas Rd inbound, the right lane will be closed from 10pm on Thurs 28th Aug until 6am on Fri 29th Aug between J2 Kingswood and the Boot Rd jct. This is to facilitate works.

Grangegorman Rd Lwr will be closed from Kirwan St to Rathdown Rd until midnight on Fri 5th Sept. There will be diversions in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

A stop/go system will be in place at Greenlands, off Sandyford Rd until Fri 5th Sept from 8am to 5pm for works.

Resurfacing works will take place on the Blackcourt Rd in Corduff until Fri 29th Aug. Restrictions will be in place.

Works take place on Sandycove Ave West until Fri 5th Sept between 8am and 6pm each day.

Works take place on Balally Dr in Dundrum until Fri 5th Sept from 8am to 6pm each day.

Works take place on Ballybrack Rd in Glencullen until Fri 5th Sept between 8am and 6pm each day. Access for HGVs will be restricted throughout the works and a diversion route will be signposted.

A stop/go system will be in place on Deansgrange Rd at Rockford Park until Wed 3rd Sept from 8am to 6pm Mon to Sat.

A stop/go system will in place on Monkstown Ave at its jct with Ashton Park until Friday (29th) from 8am to 6pm each day for works.

Works will take place on Nutgrove Way at Nutgrove Avenue until Friday (29th).

Abercorn Rd is closed from the Church St East jct to Sheriff St jct for works until midnight Fri 24th Oct. Diversions will be in place.

Works take place on Carmanhall Rd in Sandyford Business District between the Ballymoss Rd jct and the Corrig Rd jct until Tues 2nd Sept.

A stop/go system is in place on Dublin St between Old Market Green and Hamilton Rd in Balbriggan until Sun 7th Sept for works. Motorists should note there is no access from Old Market Green onto Dublin St and diversions are signposted.

Works are taking place at the College Rd/ Grange Rd jct daily from 10am to 4pm until November.

Cathedral St is closed until midnight Mon 1st Sept between Thomas Lane and Marlborough St. Diversions are signposted.

Railway St is closed until Tues 30th Sept. Local access is being maintained. Traffic on Gloucester Place Lwr/ James Joyce St wishing to travel along Railway St to Buckingham St/Beaver St will be diverted via Sean MacDermott St and Foley St.

NEWLANDS CROSS: A new road layout is in place for inbound traffic on the N7/ Naas Rd at Newlands Cross. The existing lanes will divide either side of the on-going works immediately after the Green Isle Hotel. Although all lanes may be used for City Centre or M50-bound traffic, motorists are advised to use the left lanes (including the bus lane). Motorists wishing to turn right for Belgard Rd must use the right lanes and those turning left for Fonthill Rd or the Luas Park & Ride must use the left lanes. Caution is advised and delays can be expected as motorists get used to the new layout. Make sure you are in the correct lane before you arrive at the works. There is no change to outbound traffic. Click here to see our video on the new layout.


The College Green Luas Cross City Scheme is underway and to facilitate this, one northbound lane (Dame St to College Green) is closed with two southbound lanes remaining open. The College Green bus corridor remains in force (Mon to Fri, 7am to 10am and 4pm to 7pm). The works are being carried out during the summer months in order to minimise delays, however road users should use alternative routes where possible. An alternative route for traffic wishing to access the northside is to use Winetavern St (Christchurch) if travelling in from the Patrick St direction or Bridge St if travelling in from the Thomas St direction. Dublin Bus services will continue to operate as normal.

The right turn from Westmoreland St onto D'Olier St remains closed. Traffic on Westmoreland St wishing to access D'Olier St can divert via O' Connell Bridge, Eden Quay, Beresford Place, Memorial Bridge, Georges Quay and Burgh Quay. Pedestrian and local access is being maintained.

Luas Cross City works on Dawson St will be on-going at various locations on Dawson St until the end of the year. Traffic is down to one lane along the street from the St Stephen’s Green jct to South Anne St jct. Dawson St will remain open to traffic and car parks in the area will be accessible, however those using the route as a through way should consider the right turn on Merrion Row to avoid delays. A 24 hour tow truck will be in operation to ensure traffic movement. Visit the Luas Cross City website for full details.

Marlborough St is closed between Parnell St and Cathal Brugha St jct until midnight Mon 15th Sept to facilitate the Luas Cross City Works. Signposted diversions will be in place throughout the works.


Lane closures will be in place on the M50 southbound from J6 Blanchardstown to J7 Lucan from 10pm tonight until 6am on Thu 28th Aug. 

Lane closures will be in place on the M50 northbound from J9 Red Cow to J7 Lucan from 10pm tonight until 6am on Thu 28th Aug.

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