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DLRCC TRAFFIC NEWS

Saturday, 18th August 2018 – to – Friday, 24th August 2018

A public service provided by Municipal Services Department of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Listed below are noteworthy road works of which the Traffic and Road Safety Section has been informed. Details are supplied as per information received by 16:00 hrs. on the preceding Thursday. Emergency road works cannot be forecast.

» New Entry Estimate of Potential Disruption:
# Update *** major ** medium * minor

EVENTS

» Pope Francis’s Visit – 25th/26th August ***

While none of the events related to the Pope’s Visit on 25th/26th August will actually take place in DLR, it is likely that there will be significant traffic accessing the City by car and public transport on both days, particularly for the Phoenix Park event on Sunday, 26th August 2018.

ROAD CLOSURES

» Section 75, Roads Act, 1993
Ironman 70.3 Triathlon 2018 – DUBLIN

Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council has made an order to temporarily close off the following roads to facilitate the ‘Ironman 70.3 Triathlon 2018’ which will take place on Sunday, 19th August 2018.

The ‘Ironman 70.3 Triathlon 2018’ will involve a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile cycle and 13.1 mile run. The swim will take place early morning in Scotsman’s Bay, Dún Laoghaire, followed by a cycle from Dún Laoghaire that will head to Kilternan, then south through Enniskerry to Roundwood, turning west to the Sally Gap, then north through Glencree to Cruagh Road before turning east back through Glencullen and Kilternan to Dún Laoghaire.
The run will then take place in Dún Laoghaire along the seafront.

The proposed temporary road closures within the administrative area of Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council are as follows:

August 18th 2018, Saturday, 07:00 – 19:00 hours
• Link Road
• R831 Marine Parade
• R831 Newtownsmith
• R831 Windsor Terrace
• Otranto Place

August 18th 2018, 07:00 – August 19th 2018, 21:00 hours

• Queen’s Road

August 19th 2018, Sunday, 04:00 – 19:00 hours
• Link Road
• R831 Marine Parade
• R831 Newtownsmith
• R831 Windsor Terrace

August 19th 2018, 04:00 – 09:30 hours
• Park Road

August 19th 2018, 06:30 – 09:30 hours
• R118 Glenageary Road Lower.

August 19th 2018, 06:30 – 14:00 hours
• R118 Sallyglen (from Glenageary Roundabout to Graduate Roundabout)

August 19th 2018, 06:30 – 09:45 hours
• R118 Church Road – Westbound Lane (from Graduate Roundabout to Wyattville Road)
• R188 Wyattville Road – Westbound lane (from Church Road to the N11)

August 19th 2018, 06:45 – 09:45 hours
• N11 – One lane southbound (from Wyattville Road to M11/Dublin Road R837)
• R837 Dublin Road (from the N11 to Stonebridge Road)
• Stonebridge Road

August 19th 2018, 06:30 – 10:15 hours
• Rathmichael Road
• R116 Ballycorus Road (open Westbound towards R117 Enniskerry Road only from 10:15)

August 19th 2018, 06:30 – 13:30 hours
• R116 Ballycorus Road – Eastbound only (from R117 Enniskerry Road to Rathmichael Church)
• Stonebridge Road – Northbound only from Rathmichael Church to Mulinastill Road
• Mulinastill Road – from Stonebridge Road to Cherrywood Road

August 19th 2018, 07:15 – 10:15 hours
• R117 Enniskerry Road (from R116 Ballybetagh Road to the Wicklow County Boundary)

August 19th 2018, 08:30 – 13:00 hours
• R115 Old Military Road (from Wicklow County Boundary to South Dublin County Boundary)

August 19th 2018, 08:30 – 13:15 hours
• R116 (from Cruagh Road through Ballybrack Road and Ballybetagh Road to R117 Enniskerry Road)

August 19th 2018, 08:45 – 13:45 hours
• R116 Cherrywood Road
• Bray Road (from Cherrywood Road for its entirety north)
• N11 – northbound off ramp to Wyattville Road

August 19th 2018, 07:00 – 13:45 hours
• R118 Wyattville Road –northbound only, (from the N11 to Church Road)
• R118 Church Road – northbound only (from Wyattville Road to the Graduate Roundabout)

August 19th 2018, 09:00 – 14:00 hours
• Avondale Road, (from Graduate Roundabout to Glenageary Road Upper)
• Glenageary Road Upper (from Killiney Roundabout to Adelaide Road)
• Adelaide Road
• L1036
• R755 (from L1036 to Togher Pairc)

August 19th 2018, 09:00 – 17:00 hours
• Harbour Road
• Old Dunleary Road (Clarence Street to Longford Terrace)
Respective Route diversion details are available on www.dlrcoco.ie

Local access will be maintained at all times, where possible, and diversion routes clearly sign-posted.

Section 75, Roads Act, 1993
Temporary Closure of Monkstown Road, Clifton Lane

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has made an order to close Monkstown Road from Monkstown Village to the junction with Temple Hill Road from:
Tuesday, 7thAugust 2018 to Tuesday, 30th October 2018.
However, it is not anticipated that the works will extend beyond the end of September 2018.
The closure is to facilitate Road/Footpath restoration and associated works on Monkstown Road and Clifton Lane.
Diversion routes will be via N31 (Old Dunleary Road, Longford Terrace, Seapoint Avenue) and York Road, Mounttown Road Upper, Monkstown Avenue, Stradbrook Road, Frascati Road.
A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation and local access will be maintained.

Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993
Temporary Closure of Castle Street, Dalkey

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has made an order to temporarily close
Castle Street, Dalkey from the Church of the Assumption, Castle Street, Dalkey to
Allied Irish Bank on Saturday 25th August, 2018 and Sunday 26th August, 2018
from 11 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. in order to facilitate Dalkey Lobster Festival. The purpose of the closure is to create a safe and family friendly community atmosphere for the
‘Lobster Festival’ with Cookery Demonstrations, Street Entertainment etc.

A Traffic Management Plan with diversion routes will be in operation and local access will be maintained for the full duration of the event.

Section 75, Roads Act, 1993,
Temporary closure of Woodside Road, Sandyford, Co. Dublin

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has made an order to close Woodside Road from Blackglen Road to Slate Cabin Lane, from Monday, 27th August to Wednesday, 29th August 2018 inclusive – from 08:00 – 18:00 hrs. in order to facilitate tree trimming works by the Public Lighting Section, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

The proposed diversion route is via Slate Cabin Lane – Enniskerry Road – Black Glen Road and vice versa.

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation and local access will be maintained.

Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993
Temporary Closure of Cornelscourt Hill Road, Cornelscourt, Dublin 18

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has made an order to temporarily close Cornelscourt Hill Road from Kerrymount Avenue to Park Drive from 08.00 a.m. to 18.00 p.m. Monday to Friday from Monday 16th July to Friday 24th August 2018 inclusive, in order to facilitate road and footpath restoration works by the Roads Maintenance Section, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

The proposed diversion route is via Brighton Road, Westminster Road, N11, Old Bray Road and vice versa.

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation and local access will be maintained.

Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993
Temporary Closure of Slate Cabin Lane, Sandyford, Co. Dublin

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has made an order to temporarily close Slate Cabin Lane from Woodside Road to Enniskerry Road at St Mary’s National School from 08.00 a.m. to 18.00 p.m. Monday to Friday from 16th July to 24th August 2018 inclusive, in order to facilitate road restoration works by the Roads Maintenance Section, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

The proposed diversion route is via Woodside Road – Black Glen Road – Enniskerry Road and vice versa.

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation and local access will be maintained.

ROADWORKS / LANE RESTRICTIONS

» Rock Road, Blackrock ***

Road reinstatement works, including road restoration works will commence on Monday, 20th August 2018 until Monday, 27th August 2018 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

» Nutgrove Avenue / Beaumont Avenue / Beaumont Drive ***

Excavation and communication duct laying works will commence on Monday, 20th August 2018 until Friday, 31st August 2018 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

» Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines **

Eircom ducting work will commence on Monday, 20th until Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.

A Stop / Go Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

» Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines **

Water connection work will commence on Thursday, 23rd August 2018 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.

A Stop / Go Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

» Leinster Lawn / Clonskeagh Road **

Footpath repair works will commence on Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 until Friday, 7th September 2018 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

» Rollins Villas, Dún Laoghaire **

Gas main installation works will commence on Thursday, 23rd August 2018 and Friday, 24th August 2018 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.

A Stop / Go Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

Queen’s Road, Dún Laoghaire – between East Pier and Park Road ***

Footpath Restoration works will commence on Monday, 13th August 2018 until Friday, 31st August 2018 between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs.

A Stop / Go Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

Monkstown Road – Road Closure ***

Road/Footpath Restoration and associated works commenced 7th August 2018 until Friday, 28th September 2018 between 08:00 and 19:00 hrs.

A Traffic Management Plan and signed detours will be in operation and local access will be maintained.

Windsor Terrace – Dún Laoghaire Baths Redevelopment ***

Construction commenced on the redevelopment of the Baths site on Monday, 23rd April 2018. Construction is programmed to be completed by Q1 2020.

During August, hoarding will be erected along Windsor Terrace and a Traffic Management Plan will be in operation for some of these works. Lane restrictions will be between
10:00-16:00 hrs. Monday – Friday.

Sallynoggin Village – Sallynoggin Road / Pearse Street / O’Rourke Park **

Junction upgrade commenced Monday, 7th August 2018 until Friday, 7th September 2018 between 9:30 and 16:30 hrs.

A Stop / Go Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

N11 – Northbound between Bray Road Junction and Westminster Junction **

Public lighting column and lantern upgrade works to commence on Monday, 23rd July 2018 until Friday, 28th September 2018 (intermittent). Work will be carried out between the hours of 10:00 and 16:00 hrs. and 19:30 – Midnight (if required).

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation for the duration of the work.

N11 – Southbound between Westminster Road Junction and Bray Road Junction **

Public lighting column and lantern upgrade works will commence on Monday, 23rd July 2018 until Friday, 28th September 2018 (intermittent). Work will be carried out between the hours of 10:00 – 16:00 and 19:30 – Midnight (if required).

A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation for the duration of the work.

Public Lighting Lantern and Bracket Upgrade Works **

Public lighting lantern and bracket upgrade works will take place on:

1. Kilmacud Road Upper
2. Deansgrange Road
3. Blackthorn Drive
4. Kill Lane/Avenue
5. Clonskeagh Road
6. Leopardstown Road
7. Kilmacud Road Lower
8. Cornelscourt Hill
9. Avoca Ave
10. Monkstown Ring Road
11. Stradbrook Road
12. Sallynoggin Road

These works will continue until Friday, 21st December 2018.

A Stop / Go Traffic Management Plan will be in operation as required.

M50/M11 – Northbound/Southbound

Information on planned road works along the M50 can be found at:

Planned road works