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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 10/02/2016 08:36

ROAD CONDITIONS

Frost and ice are lingering on a number of routes this morning. Motorists are urged to slow down, keep a safe distance from the car in front and leave additional time for their journeys. 

ROSCOMMON: Icy conditions reported on the Frenchpark/ Boyle Rd (R361) and also on the N61 Roscommon / Boyle Rd between, particularly between Tulsk and Boyle.

CAVAN: There is black ice this morning on the N3 Dublin/ Cavan Rd at Lisgrey and also between Virginia and Kells at Whitegate Cross.

CAVAN: Gardai are reporting treacherous road conditions on all routes around Baileborough.

MEATH/ LOUTH: Gardai say black ice is a problem on the N52 Kells/ Ardee Rd.

MEATH/ KILDARE:
Ice is also a problem on secondary routes around Enfield, Rathmolyon, Kilcock and Summerhill.

Flooding is also an issue on a number of routes following heavy rainfall throughout December and January.

SLIGO: There's flash flooding on Easkey/ Enniscrone Rd (R297) at Finod and Leaffoney. Flash flooding is also a problem on the Carrowhubbock/ Tullylin Rd (R298) at Lacknaslieva and nearby on the local rd at Attychree.  

KILKENNY: Bleach Rd in Kilkenny City is closed due to flooding.

MAIN TRAFFIC

 

MAYO: Gardai are dealing with a collision on the N58 Ballina/ Castlebar Rd at Strade. Expect delays.

LOUTH: There is a crash on the Dublin Rd in Drogheda near Bryanstown. Traffic can get by with care but it is very slow in both directions with outbound delays from before the railway station. Inbound, it's busy too from Five Oaks.

DERRY: The Skeoge Link Rd is closed at the A2 Buncrana Rd R/A due to an overturned lorry. Diversions are in place.

CORK: Traffic lights are out of action on the N25 Cork/ Waterford Rd in Castlemartyr. Take extra care on approach.


CITY TRAFFIC

CORK: There is heavy traffic inbound on the South City Link Rd from the South Douglas Rd flyover through to Custom House St. It's slow inbound on the Old Youghal Rd towards Mayfield with delays there continuing through to Tivoli. There are delays inbound on the N71 Bandon Rd from the Viaduct to the N40.

Traffic is slow approaching the Dunkettle Interchange now on the N8 Dublin Rd and from J10 Mahon on the N40 South Ring Rd. Busy too both ways on the N28 Ringaskiddy Rd at Carrs Hill and inbound on the Rochestown Rd towards Mount Oval. There are delays on Summerhill North from Middle Glanmire Rd through to Clontarf St. Slow too inbound through Frankfield towards the Kinsale Rd R/A.

GALWAY: It's slowest coming into Galway City on the N17 Tuam Rd from the Abbeyknockmoy turn-off to Claregalway and again from Castlegar to Bothar n dTreabh. It's slow too approaching Bothar na dTreabh too from before Ballinfoyle on the N84 Headford Rd. On the N6 Dublin Rd, it's slow coming approaching Doughiska and again heading towards Ballybrit. It's moving well now heading into Galway Technology Park on Ballybrit Crescent. 

Works will take place on Coolough Rd until approx. 31st July. Rolling lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place. Expect delays.

Works will take place on Bothar na dTreabh until approx. 31st May. Rolling lane closures will be in place and delays can be expected.

LIMERICK: Traffic is now moving well around the City Centre.

Works take place on SCR between Lifford Ave and New St from 9:30am to 4:30pm daily until Fri (12th). Delays are likely on SCR and New St.

WATERFORD: It's moving reasonably well around the city at this time.

A traffic management plan will be in place on the Dunmore Rd (R683) between the Park Rd and Lwr Newtown Rd jcts today from 9am until 5pm.

TRAVEL

The Western Corridor line remains flooded between Ennis and Limerick. Bus transfers are in operation with a restricted service into and out of Sixmilebridge.

ROADWORKS

WATERFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place for works at Coxtown East just outside Dunmore East until Thurs (11th).

CAVAN: Works take place on the N55 Cavan/ Granard Rd in Ballinagh today and diversions will be in place. 

CARLOW: A stop/go system is in place on the N80 Carlow/ Enniscorthy Rd outside Carlow at the Wexford Rd Business Park until April.

CAVAN: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N3 Cavan/ Dublin Rd in Virginia at the Bailieborough Rd jct (R178) until approx. 31st March between 9am and 6pm. Expect delays.

SLIGO: A traffic management plan will be in place on the N59 Sligo/ Ballina Rd between Dromore West and Templeboy until Fri (12th).

SLIGO: A traffic management system will be in place on the Ballaghaderreen/ Ballymote Rd (R293) at Ardree until Thurs (11th).

MAYO: Diversions in place on Richard St in Castlebar until Fri (12th) daily from 8am to 6pm to facilitate works.

LAOIS: Davitt Rd in Mountmellick will close between Willow Grove and Hill 60 until approx Mon 15th Feb. Diversions via the N80 Portlaoise Rd will be signposted.

CLARE: Clare Rd will be closed for works at O’Connell St until Wed 24th Feb. Diversions will be in place.

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the local Ballybrazil/ Dunmain Rd from 7:30am to 7pm daily until Mon 29th Feb.

WEXFORD: Works will take place on the N25 Wexford/ New Ross Rd at the New Ross Rd R/A until Mon 29th Feb.

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the Newbawn/ Glenroe Rd (R736) until Mon 29th Feb.

KERRY: Traffic is down to one lane on the N70 Iveragh Rd in Killorglin for works until further notice. Diversions will be in place.

CARLOW: A stop/go system is in place on the N80 Carlow/ Enniscorthy Rd outside Carlow at the Wexford Rd Business Park until April.

CAVAN: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N3 Cavan/ Dublin Rd in Virginia at the Bailieborough Rd jct (R178) until approx. 31st March between 9am and 6pm. Expect delays.

GALWAY: A stop/go system will be in place north of Tuam on the N83 Ballyhaunis Rd intermittently at Forty Acres until the end of Feb to facilitate ongoing works.

GALWAY: Works are ongoing on the N84 Headford Rd south of Headford and it will be reduced to one lane between Ballynew and Clooneen for works until approx. June 2016. Expect delays.

GALWAY: Rolling road closures will be in place on School Rd, Castlegar between the N17 Tuam Rd and just after Castlegar National School until Fri 8th April.

CORK: Temporary traffic lights on the N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd through Buttevant are in operation for ongoing works until Tues 16th Feb. Expect delays.

CORK: The Buttevant/ Kanturk Rd (R580) is closed for works until mid-February at Abbey View in Buttevant between the jcts of Main St and New St. Diversions are in place.

CORK: The Rosscarbery/ Leap Rd (R597) is closed until further notice between Goleen Bridge and Poulgorm Bridge to facilitate emergency works. Diversions will be in place.

WEXFORD: A stop/go system will be in place on the Cloughbawn/ Gusserane Rd (R735) between Gusserane and Newbawn from 7:30am to 7pm daily until mid-February.

WEXFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place for works on the Dunmain/ Newbawn Rd (R735) from 7:30am to 7pm each day until approx. Mon 29th Feb.

TIPPERARY: A one-way system will be in operation on Church Rd in Nenagh between 8am and 6pm daily until mid-February.

TIPPERARY: A stop/ go system will be in place on the N24 Tipperary/ Limerick Rd at Bohercrowe Monday to Friday, until Fri 19th Feb between 7.30am and 6.30pm.

WATERFORD: A stop/ go system will be in place at Glasha on the Dungarvan/ Clonmel Rd (R671) between Ballymacarbry and Clonmel until Wed 10th Feb for works. Expect some delays.

WATERFORD: A stop/ go system is in place on Vee Rd (R668) at Ballyrafter as a result of flood damage to the road.

WATERFORD: Connolly Rd in Portlaw is closed between local Carrick Rd and the R/A at Talbot Terrace. This closure will be in place until works are completed. Diversions are in place.

CLARE: Carmody St will be closed for works between Kilrush Rd and O’Connell St until Fri (12th). Diversions will be in place.

CLARE: Strand Line, Kilkee is closed between O’Connell St and Minister’s Place until Fri 11th March to facilitate works. To facilitate the works, traffic is one–way southbound on Erin St from its jct with Market St to O’Connell St.

WICKLOW: A stop/go system remains in place on the Rathdrum/ Woodenbridge Rd (R752) between Avoca and The Meetings for repair works until approx the end of April. The route is not currently suitable for HGV traffic, with diversions in place.

SLIGO: Works are taking place on the N17 Galway/ Sligo Rd between Ballynacarrow North and Cloonacurra until approx. August. Delays are likely.

SLIGO: Works take place on the N17 Sligo/ Galway Rd between Tubbercurry and Collooney until May. Delays are expected.

DONEGAL: Works are taking place on the N15 Ballybofey/ Donegal Rd outside Ballybofey until approx. June. Stop/go systems will be in place along the route and delays can be expected.

Roadwatch Radio Reports

Today Fm
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:25, 8:00, 8:30, 8:50
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15, 18:45
  • Saturday
    11:30, 12:30, 13:30
lyrics
  • Morning Rush Hour
    7:20, 7:45, 8:15, 8:50,
    9:20
  • Evening Rush Hour
    16:20, 16:45, 17:20, 18:15
  • Saturday
    8:40, 9:15, 9:45, 16:20, 17:20, 18:15 
  • Sunday
  • 16:20, 17:20, 18:15 
radio1
  • Morning Rush Hour
    6:45, 7:05, 7:30, 8:05,
  • 8:30
  • Evening Rush Hour
    17:05, 17:30, 18:05, 18:30 
  • Sunday
    18:05

 

ClareFM
  • Evening Rush Hour
    17:40
radio2
  • 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
  • 17:00, 17:30, 17:55

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