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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 27/05/2015 12:06

TRAVEL

Belgian airspace is closed until approx. 3pm because of an Air Traffic Control power failure. As a result there are a number of cancelled/ diverted flights. This affects flights not just into and out of Belgium but also flights that would usually use Belgian airspace. Check with your airline before travelling to the airport.

MAIN TRAFFIC

A bale of hay has been removed from the N7/ Naas Rd outbound between J3 Citywest and J4 Rathcoole.

The Finglas Rd has reopened outbound in Finglas Village at the Mellowes Rd jct.

Delays remain on the Swords Rd inbound from Collins Ave and through to Drumcondra. 

There are no major delays in the city centre at the moment. 

M50 traffic is moving well in both directions. 

EVENTS

Top Hat takes place at Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Thurs 4th June. The show starts each evening at 7.30pm with a matinee show at 2.30pm on Thurs 28th, Sat 30th, Wed 3rd and Thurs 4th June. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is located on Cardiff Lane in the city. Delays can be expected on Macken St as a result.

ROADWORKS


Works will take place on Sallyglen Rd just after the Sallyglen Rd R/A until Wed 24th June from 10am to 4pm daily. A traffic management plan will be in place.

Works will take place on Shanganagh Rd at the Shankill R/A until Fri 29th May between 10pm and 5am each night. A traffic management plan will be in place.

A stop/ go system will be in place for works on Avoca Ave until Fri 29th May between 10am and 4pm daily.

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.

Works will take place on the Clontarf Rd/ James Larkin Rd until approx. Fri 12th June.

A stop/ go system is in place from 10am to 4pm daily on Dunleary Rd between Cumberland St jct and Clarence St jct until Friday (29th).

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

Works are ongoing on the Stillorgan Rd between Roebuck Ave jct and St Thomas's Rd jct until Fri 29th May.

Wicklow St is closed from Clarendon St jct to Grafton St jct until midnight Sun 6th Sept for works. Diversions are in place.

Abercorn Rd is closed from Church St East to Sheriff St Upr until midnight Fri 17th July 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 between East Rd and Killan Rd for works until Fri 17th July to facilitate works. Diversions are in place.

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

The Leopardstown Rd has been reduced to one lane, near Tudor Lawns, heading towards the Leopardstown R/A near the M50 until early June from 10am to 4pm each day.

Johnson’s Court will be closed between Grafton St and Clarendon St between 7pm and 7am each night until Fri 14th Aug.

LUAS CROSS CITY WORKS:

There will be no access to Parnell St from Parnell Square East/ Cavendish Row until Mon 1st June. Diversions will be in place via North Frederick St, Gardiner Row and Denmark St. Pedestrian and local access is not affected.

Dominick St Upper is northbound only from Bolton St between Mountjoy St and Dorset St until Fri 5th June. In addition Dominick Street Lwr (between Bolton St and Dominick Lane) will be made one-way southbound only. This is to facilitate Luas Cross City works.

Suffolk St is closed until Tues 1st Sept. 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.

The Duke St/ Dawson St jct is closed until midnight on Wed 10th June. Traffic on Dawson St wiching to access Duke St will have to turn left onto South Anne’s St and from there, turn right onto Duke Lane Upper and continue north to Duke St.

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 St Stephen’s Green to South Anne St, 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.

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.

M50 WORKS

The auxiliary lane will be closed on the M50 southbound from J10 Ballymount to J12 Firhouse between 10pm today and 6am Thurs 28th May. This is due to works.



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