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National Summary Report

Last Updated: 11/02/2016 23:07

ROAD CONDITIONS

Road conditions are frosty in a number of places around the country, including Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal and Kilkenny. Drive with extra care and remember that stopping distances are 10 times longer in icy conditions.

CITY TRAFFIC

CORK: Traffic is generally moving well around Cork City.

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: There are no major delays for traffic in Galway city centre at the moment.

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 generally moving well around Limerick City.

Works take place on SCR between Lifford Ave and New St from 8am until 6pm Mon-Sat until Thurs 3rd March. Diversions will be in place and delays can be expected.

WATERFORD: There are no major delays to report for traffic in Waterford city centre at the moment.


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.

EVENTS

LOUTH: Racing takes place at Dundalk Racecourse on Fri 12th Feb. The first race is at 5:30pm and 9pm. Dundalk racecourse is situated approximately 1km north of Dundalk town centre, just off the M1 on the N52/Racecourse Rd. Extra traffic can be expected in the area before and after the races.

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 stop/go system will be in place on the N59 Sligo/ Ballina Rd between Dromore West and Templeboy until Friday (12th).

MAYO: Diversions will be in place on Richard St in Castlebar on Friday (12th) from 8am to 6pm to facilitate works.

LAOIS: Davitt Rd in Mountmellick is closed 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 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 Friday (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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