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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 10/02/2016 10:31

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.

LEITRIM: Black ice is a problem on the Dromahair/ Manorhamilton Rd (R280). Extreme care is needed on the route.

ROSCOMMON: Icy conditions are starting to improve on the Frenchpark/ Boyle Rd (R361) and also on the N61 Roscommon / Boyle Rd between 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 say poor road conditions are starting to improve on all routes around Bailieborough but continued care is advised in shaded areas.

MEATH/ LOUTH: Gardai say black ice is a problem on the N52 Kells/ Ardee Rd especially on the stretch between Mullaghea and Normanstown

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.

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

MAIN TRAFFIC

LOUTH: There is a crash in Drogheda on the Donore Rd R/A opposite Drogheda Retail Park and traffic is slow both ways. Elsewhere in the town, traffic lights are out of action at the George's St/ John St/ Donore Rd jct (also known as the Haymarket jct). Take care.

WICKLOW: A collision has been cleared in Arklow on the Dublin Rd at Templerainey.

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: Still quite busy heading in from the South City Link Rd through to Custom House St. Very busy too inbound approaching the Dunkettle Interchange on the N8 Dublin Rd.

In the city centre its slow too heading from Gerald Griffin St onto Northgate Bridge.

Lane restrictions will be in place on Sheares St until Thurs (11th) from 9:30am until 4:30pm daily for works.

Lane restrictions will be in place on Eglinton St from 9:30am until 2:30pm today (10th) for works.

Lane restrictions will be in place on Albert Quay until Fri (12th) from 9:30am to 6pm for works.

Works are taking place on Mulgrave Rd until approx. Fri 26th Feb. The road is closed to inbound traffic and diversions are in place.

GALWAY: It's slowest coming into Galway City on the N17 Tuam Rd from before the Abbeyknockmoy turn-off to Claregalway. It's slow too approaching Bothar na dTreabh from before Ballinfoyle on the N84 Headford Rd. Slow from St Mary's Rd inbound to NUIG on Newcastle Rd. On the N6 Dublin Rd, it's easing now approaching Doughiska and also heading towards Ballybrit.

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: It's still slow inbound on Shelbourne Rd from Ballynanty to Union Cross. On the Dock Rd inbound, it's busy approaching Shannonbridge R/A. Slow too travelling over the bridge from the Condell Rd. Slow on Ballysimon Rd inbound approaching the Tipperary Rd R/A but it's moving well again on the Dublin Rd inbound by the Parkway SC. Traffic is moving better now inbound from Shannon Banks to Grove Island on the Corbally Rd.

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 moving well in Waterford City Centre at present.

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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