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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 13/10/2015 18:53


Delays are easing on the M50 in both directions at this stage.

Busy both ways on the Swords Rd between Drumcondra and Collins Ave. 

Delays are easing on the Phibsborough Rd outbound from Constitution Hill to Hart's Corner. 

It's easing on the Navan Rd outbound from Cabra Cross to the Baggot Rd jct.

On the Merrion Rd, traffic is moving well from Ballsbridge to the Merrion Gates. Closeby, delays are easing on the Stillorgan Rd outbound from UCD Flyover to Kilmacud Rd Lwr.

Molesworth StSetanta Place and Kildare St northbound are closed until later today. Use alternative routes.

Easing on Amiens St outbound from Connolly Station to the Five Lamps.

Traffic is moving well in Dublin City at this stage.


Part of the eastbound off-ramp at J2 Kingswood on the N7 Naas Rd will be closed nightly until Sun 18th Oct between 10pm and 6am the following morning to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

Due to works, the eastbound off-ramp and local road at J4A Dodsboro on the N4 Lucan Rd will be closed until Sun 18th Oct between 10pm and 6am the following morning. Diversions will be signposted.

Roadworks will take place in Monkstown Village each night from 11pm until 6am until Wed 15th Oct. Lane closures and a stop/go system will be in place.

Roadworks will take place on Mt Merrion Ave between the Sydney Ave and Brookfield jcts from 10am until 4pm each day until Friday (16th). Lane restrictions and a traffic management system will be in place.

Works will take place on the Stillorgan Rd at the Nutley Lane jct from 8am to 4pm each day until Fri 16th Oct. Roadworks will also take place at the outbound carriageway on the N11 and inbound on Brewery Rd between 8am and 6pm on Tues 13th Oct until Thursday (15th).

Mill Rd in Saggart will be temporarily closed at the Garter's Lane jct until Sat 9th Jan 2016 as part of a trial road system. Local access will be maintained and the alternative route will be signposted.

Works take place on Dundrum Rd (near Churchfields Estate) until Mon 19th Oct.

New Wapping St will be closed from Sheriff St Upr to Mayor St Upr until midnight Sun 29th Nov due to works.

If you're making your way to Dublin Airport over the next few months, bear in mind that The Departures Rd at Dublin Airport's Terminal 1 is closed for works until mid-December. An alternative set-down area will be located at the rear of the T1 multi-storey car park. Allow additional time to get to the airport as these works are likely to cause some delays.

Works will take place on Kilmacud Rd Lwr between the Kilmacud Rd Upr jct and Allen Park jct until Fri 23rd Oct from 8am until 6pm each day. A traffic management plan will be in operation.

Works will take place on Corbawn Lane and Shanganagh Rd until Fri 23rd Oct. The works on Corbawn Lane will be between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday and the works on Shanganagh Rd will be between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. During the same period, works will take place on Shanganagh Rd at the Shankill R/A each night from 7pm until 11pm. A traffic management plan will be in place for the duration of all the above works.

Works will take place on the Stillorgan Rd outbound between Fosters Ave and Mount Merrion Ave between 10am and 4pm and again between 7:30pm and 11:30pm each day until Fri 30th Oct. Night works will take place on this route from Foster's Ave to Johnstown Rd Jct until Fri 9th Oct between 11pm and 6am the following morning.

Burton Hall Rd will be down to one lane eastbound towards Leopardstown R/A until Fri 16th Oct. A stop/go system will be in place.

Luttrellstown Rd will be closed from Rugged Lane to Clonsilla Rd until Tues 24th Nov for works. Diversions will be in place.

Works take place on Ballinteer Rd between the Sandyford Green Route and the jct of Ballinteer Rd/ Ballinteer Ave until approx. Fri 27th Nov. A stop/go system may be used intermittently from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday as necessary.

New Wapping St will close from North Wall Quay to Mayor St Upper until midnight on Sun 18th Oct for works. Diversions will be in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Eaton Way in Rathcoole will be closed until Mon 12th Oct between Main St and Eaton Terrace. Diversions will be signposted.

Church Rd is closed between East Rd and Killan Rd until midnight on Sun 8th Nov due to ongoing works. Diversions are in place.

Dodder Rd Lwr will be reduced to one lane for works until Fri 30th Oct between 7:30am and 6pm.


Some Luas Cross City works will be suspended from mid-November until early Jan 2016 to facilitate the Christmas trading period. All works on Dawson St, apart from works at the jct of Dawson St and St Stephen's Green will cease, as will the works at the jct of Townsend St and Hawkins St. Works on O'Connell Bridge and O'Connell St northbound near the Abbey St jct will also be suspended for that period.

Track-laying works are taking place on O'Connell St between Abbey St and Prince St Nth and as a result, traffic is reduced to one lane. Access to car parks is not affected by these works. For more details on how to access the car parks see here.

The College Green Bus Corridor is in operation from 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday to facilitate the Luas Cross City works. During these hours, only buses, taxis and bicycles can travel through College Green. The corridor will remain open to all vehicles outside of these hours, including all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Lane restrictions are also in place at College Green to facilitate these works.

The right turn from Westmoreland St onto Fleet St is closed until midnight on Sun 25th Oct. Diversions will be signposted and both pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

A section of Fleet St is also closed to traffic between the Westmoreland St and D'Olier St jcts until midnight on Sun 25th Oct. Traffic on Westmoreland St wishing to travel to Townsend St & College St will be diverted via D’Olier St. Pedestrian access will be maintained.

Suffolk St is closed until midnight on Sat 31st Oct. Traffic on Dawson St wishing to travel on Nassau St to access Suffolk St and Grafton St will be diverted via Nassau St, Leinster St South, Lincoln Place, Westland Row, Pearse St and College St. The Bus Gate on Nassau St, from Dawson St to Suffolk St, is also closed during this period.

Works are ongoing on Grafton St between College Green and Nassau St until early 2016. Lane restrictions will be in place for traffic travelling from College Green towards Nassau St but pedestrian access will not be affected.

Further south then, another section of Grafton St will close to traffic from the jct of King St Sth and St Stephen's Green North (near St Stephen’s Green SC) until midnight on Sun 31st Jan 2016. Goods vehicles on Grafton St wishing to access St Stephen’s Green North will be diverted via King St Sth, Clarendon Row, Chatham Row, South William St  Johnson Place, Mercer St, Cuffe St and St Stephen’s Green. Pedestrian access will be maintained.

There is no left turn from Dawson St to Nassau St until early 2017. This ban affects Public Service vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and goods vehicles. Vehicles will be diverted via Nassau St, Sth Leinster St, Lincoln Place, Westland Row and Pearse St. A double bus lane on Pearse St is in place and a contra-flow bus lane is also in place on Camden St at the Bleeding Horse. Bear in mind that a no of Dublin Bus routes will be diverted as a result of these changes. For full details of Dublin Bus routes affected by the works see here

Dawson St is reduced to one lane from St Stephen’s Green to South Anne St, while a number of works take place along the road. 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 new right turn on Merrion Row to avoid delays.

Works are also ongoing at Kildare St/ St. Stephen’s Green North, Harcourt St / St. Stephen’s Green South, Lincoln Place / Leinster St South, Leinster St South / Clare St / Merrion Square. These works are expected to continue until the end of 2016. 


The free flow slip from N7 Naas Rd inbound onto the M50 will be closed in both directions at J9 Red Cow from 10pm until 6am on Wed 14th Oct. During the same time, outbound slip road onto the M50 northbound will also be closed. Diversions will be in place.

On the M50 southbound, the middle and right lanes will be closed from J7 Lucan to J9 Red Cow from 10pm until 6am on Wed 14th Oct due to works.

On the M50 northbound, the middle and right lanes will be closed from J10 Ballymount to J9 Red Cow from 10pm until 6am on Wed 14th Oct due to works.

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