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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 31/10/2014 06:42

ROAD CONDITIONS

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for counties Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick until this evening (31st). Slow down and take extra care.

Wet road conditions this morning around Tralee Co. Kerry, Ennis Co. Clare and Waterford City. Reports of excess surface water around Clonakilty and Bandon this morning. Take extra care also around Castlebar Co. Mayo, Sligo and Roscommon Towns and also around Wicklow and Wexford Towns.  

MAIN TRAFFIC

DONEGAL: The N13 Letterkenny /Derry Rd is closed between Burt and Bridgend due to a serious collision that occurred overnight. It will remain closed until at least midday (31st). Motorists can divert via Burnfoot. 

LEITRIM: The N16 Sligo/ Manorhamilton Rd remains closed until further notice at Diffreen National School due to a fatal collision that occurred yesterday (30th). Diversions are in place.

GALWAY CITY: Gardai are en route to a single vehicle crash outbound on the Headford Rd approx 5km outside the city. Take extra care on approach. 

SLIGO: Traffic lights are out of action on Teeling St in Sligo Town until further notice. Take extra care on approach. 

WESTMEATH: The N52 Mullingar /Kells Rd is closed between Killynan North and Turin South for works between 8:30am and 5pm today. Motorists travelling towards Mullingar should turn right onto the Delvin /Castlepollard Rd (R395), left onto the Castlepollard /Mullingar Rd (R394), then east on the N4 Sligo /Dublin Rd  to J15 Mullingar East. Motorists travelling north on the N52 should continue on the N4 westbound and exit at J17 Mullingar West and proceed north on the Castlepollard /Mullingar Rd (R394) as far as Castlepollard and then turn right onto the Delvin /Castlepollard Rd (R395) and rejoin the N52 at Delvin.

CORK: The N20 Cork/ Limerick Rd is closed in both directions between Buttevant and Lisballyhay until 8pm on Tue 4th Nov. Diversions through Doneraile are in place and delays are likely along the diversion route as a result. This is part of ongoing works taking place until Dec.

LEITRIM: Works take place on the N4 Sligo/ Dublin Rd between Boyle and Carrick on Shannon at Drumharlow until Nov. Lane restrictions are in place.


CITY TRAFFIC


CORK: No major delays to report in Cork City Centre. 

Railway St is closed northbound from Horgans Quay to Alfred St until 8pm because of works.

GALWAY: No major delays to report in Galway City Centre.

Works will take place on the Headford Rd near the Sean Mulvoy Rd jct daily from 7am to 7pm until approx. Fri 7th Nov.

WATERFORD: No major delays to report in Waterford City Centre.

LIMERICK: No major delays to report in Limerick City. 

EVENTS

WEXFORD: Wexford Spiegeltent Festival continues in Wexford Town until Sunday (2nd Nov). There are a variety of events taking place as part of the festival and this will attract extra traffic to the area. Delays are likely as a result, particularly in the vicinity of the Quay in Wexford Town.

WEXFORD: The Wexford Opera Festival continues until Sunday (2nd Nov) in Wexford Town. Various events are taking place over the course of the festival and delays can be expected as a result.

SLIGO: The Sligo IT graduation ceremonies will take place in Sligo Town until later today. Motorists are advised to expect delays in the vicinity.

ROADWORKS

GALWAY: A stop/ go system will be in place from 9am to 5pm between in Loughrea the Bride St/ Danesfort Rd jct and the Dolphin St jct as well as along Main St and Dunkellin St to facilitate works which will be in place until Fri 21st Nov. Expect delays.

CORK: The N40 South Ring Rd will close eastbound between J8 Douglas and J10 Mahon from midnight until 6am every night (Monday to Saturday) until Sun 30th Nov. This is to facilitate works.

LIMERICK: Southbound traffic on the N21 Limerick/ Tralee Rd is being diverted at Newcastle West at the Old Pike R/A onto the Buttevant Rd (R522) before returning to the N21 at St Ita's Terrace until Fri 19th Dec. Northbound traffic will remain unaffected for the duration of the works.

MONAGHAN: The N2 Castleblayney Bypass is closed southbound from the Ballybay Rd jct to the Tullyvin R/A until approx. Nov. Diversions are in place. Delays can be expected through Castleblayney as a result.

LAOIS: The N80 Stradbally/ Carlow Rd is closed from 7am to 6pm each day at Oughaval for works until Wed 6th Nov. Diversions will be in place. 

WICKLOW: Diversions are in place on the N11 Wexford/ Dublin Rd at Jack Whites due to ongoing works until March 2015. Motorists are being diverted along a new alignment through to the new R/A before rejoining the existing N11. These works have caused delays particularly during rush hours so bear that in mind.

KILKENNY: Michael St, from Wolfe Tone St jct to Bath Lane jct, will be closed from 8am to 6pm today to facilitate works.

WESTMEATH: The hard shoulder and left lane of the M6 Galway/ Dublin Rd eastbound are closed between J8 Athlone East and J7 Moate East until 19th June 2015 for works. Take extra care in the area.

GALWAY: Cross St is closed between the Middle St and Bridge St jcts until Tues 11th Nov for works.

GALWAY: A stop go system is in operation on the N59 Galway/ Clifden Rd from Bushypark to Moycullen to facilitate works.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in operation on the N17 Tuam/ Claremorris Rd at Milltown between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays. This is to facilitate works.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the N63 Galway/ Longford Rd at Newbridge between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays.

GALWAY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place in Letterfrack between 7am and 7pm Mon to Fri until mid Dec. Motorists should allow additional time for their journeys and expect delays.

KILKENNY: Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the N78 Kilkenny /Castlecomer Rd for works at Clashduff Bridge until Fri 7th Nov. Expect delays.

DONEGAL: Traffic management is in place on the N15 Stranorlar/ Strabane Rd between Killygordon and Liscooley until Mon 15th Dec due to works taking place.

WATERFORD: Temporary traffic lights on the Carrick-on-Suir/ Waterford Rd (R680) between Carrick-on-Suir and Kilmeaden until 21st Nov to facilitate works.


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