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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 09/02/2016 09:28

ROAD CONDITIONS

Snow and ice are affecting routes in some parts of the country this morning. Remember to slow down and allow additional space between you and the car in front of you.

MAYO: No further reports of snow falling on routes around Claremorris, Ballyhaunis and Charlestown.

CORK: The N72 Park Rd in Mallow is closed due to flooding. Avoid the area.

CORK: Gardai are warning motorists of black ice on the Midleton/ Dungourney Rd (R627).

CAVAN: Patches of black ice are a problem on the N3 Dublin/ Cavan Rd on the Cavan side of Virginia. Take extreme care.
MONAGHAN/ CAVAN: There are also reports of black ice on the Carrickmacross/ Bailieborough Rd (R178).

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

MAIN TRAFFIC

CARLOW: The Old Carlow/ Tullow Rd (R725) is closed at Sion Cross following a collision. Diversions are in place.

TIPPERARY: A crash has been cleared on the M7 Dublin/ Limerick Rd northbound between J27 and J26. Road conditions are still poor on the motorway both ways between J27 Birdhill and J22 Roscrea following earlier snowfall and frost.

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

SLIGO: Traffic is busy but moving northbound through the town on the Inner Relief Rd.

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 town on today and tomorrow (10th). Diversions will be in place.


CITY TRAFFIC

BELFAST: A collision has been cleared from the Westlink outbound. Delays on approach should ease shortly.

CORK: Emergency services are dealing with a collision on Thomas Davis St. Traffic is slow on approach in both directions.

A breakdown has been cleared on the eastbound on-ramp to the N40 South Ring Rd at J5 Togher. Further along delays are easing now from J10 Mahon to the Dunkettle Interchange but traffic remains slow approaching the interchange on the N8 Dublin Rd.

Very busy through Mayfield on the North Ring Rd towards Tivoli while it's heavy too heading into the city on the Old Youghal Rd.

There are delays approaching Mount Oval on the Rochestown Rd and on the N28 Ringaskiddy Rd.

Traffic is improving inbound on the on the South City Link Rd approaching Custom House St. 

GALWAY: Still very slow travelling into the city centre on the N84 Headford Rd from Ballindooley Cross to the Bothar na dTreabh jct. Nearby, traffic is moving slow also from Loughgeorge to Claregalway on the N17 Tuam Rd and again from Castlegar to Cemetery Cross. It's moving well again on the N59 Clifden Rd from Corrib village to Upper Newcastle. On the Old Dublin Rd, it's easing from the Coast Rd jct to GMIT.

LIMERICK: Traffic is slow now on the Corbally Rd inbound from Westbury to Athlunkard St and inbound traffic on O'Connell Ave is also busy from South Circular Rd to O'Connell St. heavy too on the Dock Rd inbound approaching Raheen R/A and again coming towards Shannonbridge. Busy as usual on the Dublin Rd from the Parkway SC to Clare St.

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: Traffic is generally moving well around the city at this time.

TRAVEL

Due to signal fault, the 6:30am Carlow to Dublin service will start from Kildare. Passengers will be accommodated on the next service from Carlow at 7:08am.

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

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 17th 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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