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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 24/07/2014 18:40

MAIN TRAFFIC

Some delays remain outbound on the Dundrum Rd approaching the Churchtown. It's improving on the Milltown Rd onto the Dartry Rd. Classon's Bridge is closed for works.   

Slow outbound on the Naas Rd from before the Red Cow Interchange to Newland’s Cross. Busy inbound from the Green Isle to Newland's Cross.  

Delays southbound on the M50 from J4 Ballymun to J5 Finglas due to the glare from the sun. Further south, it's slow from before J17 the M11 to the Bray North exit on the M11 itself. No problems to report for northbound traffic. 

Busy outbound through Fairview

Along North Wall Quay, it's slow from the O2 towards Samuel Beckett Bridge. 

The South Quays are busy from George's Quay to Burgh Quay. 

Along the Grand Canal, it’s slow eastbound from Portobello  to Harold’s Cross. 

The Swords Rd is busy from Drumcondra to Collins Ave. 

Busy outbound on the Merrion Rd from before the Merrion Gates to Booterstown Ave on the Rock Rd. Slow also on the Strand Rd approaching the Merrion Gates. 

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 the new layout.

EVENTS

There’s racing taking place at Leopardstown Racecourse this evening. The first race is at 5.25pm and the last race is at 8.35pm. Leopardstown Racecourse is located 9km south of Dublin city centre. Parking is free but limited. Motorists should allow ample time for the journey on race-days.

Dirty Dancing is on at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Saturday (26th). The show starts nightly at 7.30pm. On Fridays, there are two shows, one at 5pm and again at 8.30pm. On Saturday, there is also a matinee performance at 2.30pm. Delays are likely on Macken St and in the surrounding area as a result.

ROADWORKS

Whitechurch Rd in Rathfarnham is closed from the Taylors Lane jct to the College Rd jct until this Sunday (27th) to facilitate works. Diversions are in place.

Overnight roadworks take place on the N81/ Tallaght Bypass, between the M50 Interchange and the Outer Ring Rd (R136) jcts, until tomorrow (25th) from 8pm to 4am the following day.

New Wapping St is closed 24/7 for works between Sheriff St Upr and Mayor St Upr until this Friday (25th). Traffic management is in place and local access is being maintained. 

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 for the duration of the works. Diversions are signposted.

A stop/go system is in place on Sallynoggin Rd until mid-August due to works.

Classon’s Bridge on Lwr Churchtown Rd is closed for works until Mon 18th Aug. Pedestrian and cycle access is being maintained across the bridge. Diversions routes are via Orwell Rd, Orwell Pk and Dundrum Rd. Allow extra time for your journey.

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

Grangegorman Rd Lwr is closed from Brunswick St North to Kirwan St until Fri 8th Aug.

Cathedral St is closed until midnight Mon 1st Sept between Thomas Lane and Marlborough St. Marlborough St will remain one-way southbound between the Cathal Brugha St/ Sean MacDermott St jct and Talbot St until Sun 31st July. This is to facilitate the Luas Cross City Works. 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.

Luas Cross City Works:

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.

For additional information please click here, also see below for further information on the Luas Cross City project.

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.This is to facilitate the Luas Cross City Works. Signposted diversions will be in place throughout the works.

N7/Newlands Cross Upgrade works:

There is a new road layout on the Naas Rd inbound from the Boot Rd jct as part of the Newlands Cross upgrade works. There will be still three lanes of traffic in place in addition to the right and left turn filter lanes for the Fonthill Rd and Belgard Rd. In addition to the works a 60kmph speed limit will be in place through the works area.



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