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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 23/11/2014 16:40

MAIN TRAFFIC

Traffic is heavy from Jervis St through to Parnell St while nearby Capel St is also busy.

There are delays on Church St inbound from the North King St Jct through to the North Quays.

Traffic is busy approaching Ranelagh Bridge on the Grand Canal due to works where a stop/go system is in place.

Works taking place at the jct of Kilmainham Lane and SCR are causing delays for traffic from Island Bridge and Con Colbert Rd. Bear this in mind when planning your journey.

Traffic is moving well around Dublin City traffic so far this afternoon.

No delays or incidents to report for M50 traffic in either direction.

The new Newlands Cross Flyover on the N7/ Naas Rd opened to traffic on Thursday (20th). Care is advised as motorists get used to the new layout. The flyover will have three traffic lanes in each direction which cross over both the Belgard Rd and Fonthill Rd.

EVENTS

The Christmas Toy Show takes place at the RDS until Sun 30th Nov. The show is being held in the Main Hall from 10am to 7pm each day. On Sunday 30th Nov, it will be open from 10am to 6pm. 

The Pet Expo takes place at the RDS today (23rd) from 10am to 6pm. Delays can be expected through Ballsbridge and Sandymount; on Anglesea Rd, Simmonscourt Rd, Shelbourne Rd and Pembroke Rd. However, the heaviest traffic is likely on Merrion Rd.

Enrique Iglesias holds his ‘Sex and Love Tour‘ at 3Arena this evening. Doors open at 6.30pm. Heavy traffic can be expected on approach from North Wall Quay, East Wall Rd and  through the East Link from Sean Moore Rd.

On Sun 23rd Nov Bluebottle is being staged at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre at 5pm. Dublin Bus operates to both Pearse Street and  Grand Canal Dock. The last bus departs at 11:30pm Mon - Sun.

ROADWORKS

Shanganagh Rd in Shankill is closed between the Dublin Rd /Corbawn Lane R/A and Beechfield Manor until Fri 28th Nov because of emergency works. The diversion will be signposted.

A stop/go system will be in place on Sandycove Ave West at its jct with Sandycove Rd and Elton Park until Fri 28th Nov from 10am until 6pm each day. This is due to works and the traffic lights may be switched off at times.

Lane restrictions will be in place on the Stillorgan Rd until approx. Sun 30th Nov at Galloping Green, White's Cross jct and Springfield Park jct between 8pm and midnight each night to facilitate works. Expect delays.

Lane restrictions and a stop/go system are in place on Brennanstown Rd, Cabinteely, near Carraig Glen Estate jct for works until 7th Jan 2015. Expect delays.

Works will take place on Enniskerry Rd in Kilternan between the jcts of Ballycorus Rd and Barnaslingan Lane until Mon 8th Dec each day from 8am until 6pm.

New Wapping St (from Sherriff St Upr to Mayor St Upr) is closed until midnight on Fri 19th Dec for works.

Church Rd will be closed from East Rd jct to Killan Rd jct until midnight Fri 19th Dec for works. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Works will take place on Blackthorn Drive, Carmanhall and Blackthorn Rd until Dec.

Works will take place at the Dublin St R/A and Hamilton Rd in Balbriggan until Fri 12th Dec. Traffic will be reduced to one lane at times at the Dublin Rd R/A and Hamilton Rd. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation.

LUAS CROSS CITY:

From midnight, Old Abbey St and Harbour Court will be closed to facilitate Luas works until midnight Mon 8th Dec.

Dominick St Upper, between the jcts of Mountjoy St and Dorset St/ Bolton St, will be closed until Mon 22nd Dec. Diversions will be in place. Keep in mind as well that Dominick St Lower will be made one-way southbound.

Until Fri 28th Nov, there will be no access to Old Abbey St and Harbour Court from Marlborough St. Diversions are in place.

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 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.

Molesworth St will be closed from Dawson St to South Frederick St for LUAS Cross City works until Wed 3rd Dec. Molesworth St and the surrounding area can be accessed by using a new two-way system on Kildare St between St Stephen's Green North and Molesworth St. The rest of Kildare St will remain one way from Nassau St.



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