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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 02/09/2014 22:10


Traffic lights are out of action on Thomas St./ Meath St. due to works on Thomas St.

Traffic is moving well in Dublin city centre.

Traffic is moving well on the M50 in both directions.


DUBLIN: The Rep of Ireland will play Oman in an International Friendly at the Aviva Stadium on Wed 3rd Sept. Kick-off at 7.45pm. Expect delays.The following roads will be closed to through traffic from 3.15pm: Lansdowne Park, Lansdowne Lane, Lansdowne Rd (from Shelbourne Rd to Herbert Bridge), Herbert Rd, Newbridge Ave, Bath Ave, Londonbridge Rd. The following roads will be closed from 3.45pm: Lansdowne Rd (from Shelbourne Rd to Pembroke Rd), Shelbourne Rd, Beatty’s Ave and Ballsbridge Ave.

DUBLIN: Approx. 4,000 runners and joggers are taking part in a 5km run this evening in the Docklands area. IThe race is underway from City Quay. As a result, City Quay, Samuel Beckett Bridge, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Cardiff Lane, Blood Stoney Rd, Custom House Quay, North Wall Quay, Guild St, Spencer Dock Rd., New Wapping St and Castleforbes Rd are all closed until 8:30pm.


There will be a temporary closure of the Demesne Rd from Wed 3rd until Fri 5th Sep from 8am to 8pm.

The freeflow slip from the N7 inbound onto the M50 northbound will close on Wed 3rd Sept from 10pm until 6am, Thurs 4th Sept. Diversions will be in place.

Lane 3 will be closed at Newlands Cross from Kingswood Interchange  to Green Isle Hotel on Wed 3rd to Thurs 4th Sept between 10pm and 6am.

A lane closure will be in place on the Naas Rd inbound between J2 Kingswood and the Green Isle Hotel until Thurs 4th Sept from each night from 10pm to 6am the following morning. This is to facilitate works. Also from 10pm, the right turn lane outbound at Newlands Cross for the Fonthill Rd will be closed until 6am Wed 3rd Sept. Northbound traffic on the Belgard Rd will only be able to turn left and diversions will be in place via J2 Kingswood. Southbound traffic on the Belgard Rd will be able to turn left at Newlands Cross. Diversions will be in place via the Luas Bridge. Traffic travelling in and out of the city centre will be unaffected. 

Lane restrictions will be in place on Glenamuck Rd South between Carrickmines Green and Carrickmines Manor from today for approx. 4-6 weeks for works. They will operate from 8am to 6pm daily with a stop/go system also in place from 9am to 5pm each day. Expect delays.

Works will take place on Balally Drive/Coolkill until Fri 12th Sept between 8am and 6pm each day.

Parnell St onto Parnell Sq is reduced to one lane for works until later today.

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.

Grangegorman Rd Lwr is closed from Kirwan St to Rathdown Rd until midnight this Friday (5th). Diversions are in place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

A stop/go system is in place at Greenlands, off Sandyford Rd until Friday (5th) from 8am to 5pm each day for works.

Works take place on Sandycove Ave West until Friday (5th) between 8am and 6pm each day.

Works take place on Balally Dr in Dundrum until this Friday (5th) from 8am to 6pm each day.

Works take place on Ballybrack Rd in Glencullen until Friday (5th) 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 Wedneday (3rd) from 8am to 6pm Mon to Sat.

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 this Sunday (7th) 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 tonight 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.

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