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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 29/03/2015 23:05


Met Eireann have issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for Ireland. This is valid until midnight on Monday March 30th. Southwest to west winds will reach speeds 50-60 kmh and will gust 90-105 kmh in many areas.


No delays to report for M50 traffic in either direction.

Traffic is moving well in Dublin City Centre at present.


Works take place on Main St, Dundrum from Mon 30th Mar until Fri 3rd Apr from 10am to 4pm. A stop/ go system will be in place.

Works take place in Foxrock Village at the jcts of Westminster Rd, Torquay Rd and Brighton Rd on Mon 30th Mar from 10am to 4pm. Traffic signals will be switched off during those times and a stop/ go system will be in place.

A stop/ go system is in place for works on the Stillorgan Rd at Fosters Ave from Mon 30th Mar until the end of June from 10am to 4pm.

Works take place on Merville Rd near St Brigid's Church Rd jct on Mon 30th Mar until Fri 10th Apr from 8am to 6pm. A stop/ go system will be in place.

Works take place on Convent Rd between the jcts of Avoca Ave and Carysford Ave from Mon 30th Mar to Fri 10th Apr from 8am to 6pm each day. A stop/ go system will be in operation.

Earl St North will be closed from Talbot St to Earl Place until midnight Sun 19th April. A traffic management system will be in place.

Fleet St will be closed between its jcts with Westmoreland St and Aston Place and again between Westmoreland St and D'Olier St, until midnight on Wed 1st April.

Leopardstown Rd will be reduced to one lane, near Tudor Lawns, heading towards Leopardstown R/A M50 until early May from 10am to 4pm daily. Elsewhere on the Leopardstown Rd, the road will be reduced to one lane near the Leopardstown R/A, in the direction of the M50 also from 10am to 4pm each day until Fri 1st May. Expect some delays. Take care approaching the works.

Works take place on Stillorgan Rd inbound between Roebuck Ave and St. Thomas Rd until approx Fri 17th April from 10am to 4pm each day. A traffic management plan will be in operation.

The slip road from the Palmerstown Bypass onto St Laurence's Rd in Chapelizod will be closed from 10pm each night to 5.30am the following morning until Sat 11th Apr. Diversions will be signposted.

Ballyman Rd is closed near the Thornhill Rd until Fri 3rd Apr for works.

Abercorn Rd is closed from Church St East to Sheriff St Upr until midnight Fri 17th Jul to facilitate works. Traffic on East Rd wishing to travel on Church St East & Abercorn Rd to Sheriff St Upr will be diverted via East Rd. Traffic on Sheriff St Upper wishing to travel on Abercorn Rd to Church St East will be diverted via East Road. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Church Rd is closed from East Rd to Killan Rd, East Wall until midnight Tues 5th May to facilitate works.

New Wapping St is closed from Sherriff St Upr to Mayor St Upr until midnight on Fri 17th July because of works.

Clonshaugh Rd will be closed from Baskin Lane to the Bewleys Hotel R/A until Fri 10th Apr due to works. Diversions will be in place.

A traffic management plan is in place on Frascati Rd and Temple Hill until at least June. These works have been causing delays in the area, particularly through Blackrock. Allow plenty of time for your journey if on your route.

A one way system is in place on Pottery Rd between Kill Ave and Mackintosh due to ongoing works until mid April. Expect delays.


Parnell St will be reduced to one lane westbound between its jcts with O'Connell St and Parnell Sq West and there will be no right turn from Cavendish Row onto Parnell St until Fri 15th May. Diversions will be in place.

North Earl St will close from Talbot St to Earl Place until Sun 19th April. This closure will only affect goods vehicles. Traffic wishing to access North Earl St from Talbot St and Marlborough St will be diverted via Sackville Place and Earl Place. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Due to works at the Dawson St/ Nassau St jct buses can no longer use Suffolk St and to facilitate this, Dublin Bus have made changes to a number of their routes. Detailed updates of the routes affected can be found below and also http://www.dublinbus.ie/

There is no left turn from Dawson St to Nassau St until mid June. This ban affects Public Service vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and goods vehicles. Bear in mind that buses will no longer use Suffolk St and as a result, the following Dublin Bus routes are affected: 7b/d, 11, 25x, 32x, 37, 38a/b, 39/a, 41x, 46a, 66x, 67x, 84x, 116, 118, 145. This diversion affects these routes in the inbound direction only. Route 25/a/b will be re-routed from Merrion Sq. via Merrion Sq., North, Clare St., Lincoln Place, Westland Row, & Pearse St in the outbound direction. Inbound remains unchanged. A double bus lane on Pearse St has also been introduced. A contra-flow bus lane will be introduced on Camden St at the Bleeding Horse due to these works with the following Dublin Bus routes affected inbound and outbound as a result: 14, 15a/b, 140, 142.

Dawson St is reduced to one lane from the St Stephen’s Green jct to South Anne St jct, while works take place at various locations 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. A 24 hour tow truck will be in operation to ensure traffic movement. Visit the Luas Cross City website for full details.

Suffolk St is closed between Nassau St and Duke St until Thurs 30th Apr. 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, College St, College Green, Trinity St and St Andrew St.

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. Additional bus lanes will be introduced on Pearse St as part of the ongoing works. A contra-flow bus lane will be introduced on the section of Camden St Upper between its jcts with Harcourt Rd and Charlotte Way while works continue.


The right lane of the M50 southbound will be closed for works from J14 Leopardstown to J16 Cherrywood from 10pm on Mon 30th Mar to 6am on Tues 31st Mar.

Lane restrictions will operate on the M50 southbound from J14 Leopardstown Rd to J16 Cherrywood on Mon 30th March from 10pm until 6am Tues 31st March.

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