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Dublin Summary Report

Last Updated: 31/10/2014 23:12

*MAIN TRAFFIC*

Traffic is moving well on the M50 both ways. 

No major issues at the moment for traffic in Dublin City Centre.

Keep in mind, the St. Patrick's College Graduation Ceremonies will take place on Sat (1st).

*EVENTS*

Keep in mind that a number of demonstrations are taking place around county Dublin on Sat 1st Nov. This will culminate with a demonstration in Dublin City Centre on Sat afternoon and delays are likely around the city as a result. The planned route is scheduled to depart Fairview Park at 1pm and make its way to Beresford Place, over Memorial Bridge and onto the South Quays as far as Wellington Quay where demonstrators will cross onto the North Quays and then march as far as Bachelors Walk and then to the GPO on O'Connell St.

The Knitting & Stitching Show takes place at the RDS until Sun 2nd Nov. Sat (1st), the show runs from 10am to 5.30pm while on Sunday, it takes place from 10am to 5pm. In previous years, this event has caused significant delays on all approach routes to the RDS. 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.

Shrek the Musical will be staged at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre until Sun 9th Nov. The show is being staged nightly at 7.30pm, although there is no show on a Monday. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, there is also a matinee performance at 2.30pm. On Sundays, the show is staged at 1.30pm only. Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is located on Cardiff Lane in the city. From Eden Quay take a right across Talbot Memorial Bridge. Take a left then onto City Quay, right onto Lime St and left onto Hanover St. This will bring you onto Cardiff Lane. Delays can be expected on Macken St as a result.

*ROADWORKS*

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.

Stocking Lane will be closed between Gunny Hill, Stocking Ave and Old Military Rd until Sun (2nd Nov) to facilitate works. Diversions will be in place.

Works will take place on Dean's Grange Rd between the Stradbrook Rd jct and Rockford Park jct until Thurs 6th Nov.

Clonshaugh Rd is closed between the Cloghran R/A and Baskin Lane until Sun (2nd Nov). Diversions will be in place via Baskin Lane and the Malahide Rd (R107) to facilitate works.

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.

Granby Place will be closed from the Parnell Square West jct to Dominick Place for works until Wed 5th Nov. Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

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:

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.

Traffic will not be permitted to access Parnell St from Parnell Square East and Cavendish Row until approx. Fri 7th Nov to facilitate the Luas Cross City works. Diversions will be in place via North Fredrick St, Parnell Square East, Denmark St and Gardiner St.

Marlborough St will is also closed between Parnell St and Cathal Brugha St/ Sean MacDermott St jct. Diversions are in place.

Dominick St Lwr between the junctions of Dorset St / Bolton St and Dominick Lane /Dominick Place will be closed to facilitate Luas Cross City works until Sat 15th Nov. In addition Dominick St Upr will be one-way northbound. Diversions will be in place.

NEWLANDS CROSS:

Motorists travelling on the N7 Naas Rd should take note of the following changes to the new road layout at Newlands Cross which was introduced in September. Outbound between the Red Cow Interchange and Newlands Cross, bus lane restrictions will be temporarily lifted and traffic will shift left, into the bus lane. Three lanes will remain open for outbound traffic. Inbound, between J2 Kingswood and Newlands Cross, the bus lane will no longer be available to all motorists and will return to normal use as a bus lane. Three lanes will remain open: two lanes to the left of the flyover and one lane to the right. The two left lanes can be used to access the M50 and to turn left for Boot Rd and Fonthill Rd. Motorists wishing to turn right for Belgard Rd must use the right lane. All lanes will cater for N7 Naas Rd city bound traffic.



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