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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 23/04/2014 08:45


Traffic lights are hanging out of kilter after being struck overnight approaching the M50 R/A on the N81 inbound. Approach with care.   

Slow on Con Colbert Rd through to Heuston Station on St. John's Rd West. 

Delays along the North Quays from Arran Quay to Bachelors Walk. 

Moving well now southbound on Guild St approaching Samuel Beckett Bridge. 

Delays inbound on the Swords Rd from Whitehall Church to Drumcondra are easing at this stage. 

Delays are improving inbound on the NCR from Doyle's Corner to Dorset St. 

Busy inbound on the Malahide Rd approaching the Oscar Traynor Rd jct. 

It's slow on the N7 Naas Rd inbound from the Green Isle Hotel to Newlands Cross. Slow further along from the Red Cow Interchange to the Long Mile Rd. 

Busy on Fosters Ave approaching the Stillorgan Rd. No major delays to report on the Stillorgan Rd. Busy on the Rock Rd from Booterstown Ave to the Merrion Gates. 

The SCR is busy inbound approaching Kelly's Corner. 

Southbound on the M50, it's slow at J14 Leopardstown. Otherwise, it's moving well in both directions at present.

Main St in Blackrock is closed between Rock Hill and Carysfort Ave until Friday 13th June for works. Diversions are in place. Diversions will be in place for Dublin Bus routes 7 and 8 coming from Mountjoy Square. Route 17 towards Blackrock will also be diverted. 

New Wapping St will be closed 24/7 for works between Sheriff St Upper and Mayor Street Upper until Friday 16th May. Traffic management will be in place and local access will be maintained.


War Horse is on at Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Sat (26th). The show starts nightly at 7:30pm. Delays are likely on Macken St and in the surrounding area as a result.


A stop/go system is in place on Claremont Rd until Thurs 24th April, from 8.00am to 5.00pm each day. This is to facilitate works.

Also there are works in place at the Luas Line at May Lane and stop/ go system is in place. 

Works will take place on Churchtown Rd Upr at Oakdown Rd jct until approx. Fri 2nd May. A traffic management plan will be in operation.

A stop/go system will be in place on the Barnhill Rd at the Castlepark Rd R/A until Fri 2nd May from 10am to 4pm. This is to facilitate works.

A stop/go system is in place on Sallynoggin Rd from Rochestown Rd to O’Rourke Park until approx. Wed 30th April. Expect some delays.

Grafton St is closed to traffic between the jcts of Duke St and South Anne St until midnight Fri 27th June to facilitate works. Traffic wishing to access the section of Grafton St from South Anne St jct to St. Stephen’s Green jct will enter via South Anne St and exit via St. Stephen’s Green North. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained throughout the period of this closure. 

Railway St is closed until Tues 30th Sept for works. 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.

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.

Luas Cross City Works:

Fleet St is closed to through-traffic between Westmoreland St and D’Olier St until 2nd May 2014. Traffic on Westmoreland St wishing to travel along the closed section of Fleet St towards Townsend St or College St, will be diverted via D’Olier St. Local access will be 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 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.


The middle and right lanes of the N3 Navan Rd eastbound will be closed overnight from J2 Blanchardstown to J1 M50 from 10pm until 6am tomorrow morning.

Tonight, diversions will be in place on the N3 Navan Rd at J1 M50 from 10pm until 6am tomorrow. This is to facilitate works.

The auxiliary lane on the M50 southbound will be closed between J7 Lucan and J9 Red Cow from 10pm tonight until 6am tomorrow morning.

Overnight lane closures take place tonight on the N4 Lucan Rd westbound to the M50 southbound slip road. The middle lane will be closed between 10pm and 6am the tomorrow morning.

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Roadwatch Radio Reports

Today Fm
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:40, 17:10, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45
  • Saturday
    11:30, 12:30, 13:30
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:20, 7:45, 8:15, 8:50,
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 16:45, 17:20, 18:15
  • Saturday
    8:40, 9:15, 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Sunday
  • 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 
  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:45, 7:05, 7:30, 8:05,
  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 17:05, 17:30, 18:05, 18:30 
  • Sunday


  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8.00, 8:30 
  • Evening Rush Hour
  • 16.30,17:00, 17:20, 17:40, 18:00, 18:30
  • Sunday
  • 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

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