Sligo County Council Road and Traffic Report

Week commencing 30 March 2015

Sligo News File Online.

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MAJOR WORKS:

SLIGO  CITY  AREA:

N4 Hughes Bridge Widening Works.

In order to facilitate the installation of the upstream beams, together with other planned excavation works, evening and night time closures are scheduled as follows:

Scheduled evening/night-time road closure:

Sligo Inner Relief Road, from its junction with Lord Edward Street (junction S7) to its junction with Markievicz Road (junction S10), will be closed to all vehicular traffic from 19:30 hrs on Tuesday 31st March  until 07:00 hrs. on Wednesday 1st April 2014.

Southbound diversions will be via Markievicz Road, The Slip, Connaughton Road, Lake Isle Road, Bridge Street, Thomas Street and Pearse Road to Carraroe Interchange.

Northbound diversions will be via Wine Street (i.e. turning right off the Inner Relief Road at junction S7), Hyde Bridge and Markievicz Road and re-entering the N4 at junction S10.

Motorists wishing to access the Finisklin / Ballast Quay area will be permitted to travel along the Inner Relief Road as far as junction S8 (Inner Relief Road / Finisklin Road) before turning left onto Finisklin Road.

Traffic approaching Hughes Bridge from Ballast Quay will be diverted via Pirn Mill Road, Finisklin Road and the Inner Relief Road.

Temporary Lane Closures.

Temporary lane closures will be required to allow for the excavation of trenches for traffic signal ducting.  Lane closures are expected to be in place during the following dates and times:

• From 7:30pm on Monday evening 30th until 7am on Tuesday morning 31st March
• From 7:30pm on Wednesday evening 1st April until 7am on Thursday morning 2nd April
• From 7:30pm on Thursday evening 2nd April until 7am on Friday morning 3rd April

During these times, traffic along Hughes Bridge will be reduced to one-lane in each direction.

Full details available on www.sligococo.ie/hughesbridge

N17  WORKS – ENNISCRONE  AREA:

Templemanor Estate – N17
 
Verge improvement works will be carried out on the N17 at Temple Manor Estate. Traffic lights will be in place. Minor delays expected.

N59  WORKS  –  ENNISCRONE  AREA:

Drainage works will commence on the N59 at Lugawarry/Lugnadeffa. Traffic Management will be in place and minor delays can be expected.

TUBBERCURRY  AREA: 

Drainage works will continue on the R294 at Lough Talt. Traffic control will be in operation with significant delays expected.   

BALLYSADARE  AREA:

Road works will be continuing on the N59 in Ballysadare (between the entrance to Millview Park and the Ballina side of the current 60 kph speed limit zone), expected completion date is June 2015.

Associated traffic delays should be expected over the course of the contract duration.

Sligo County Council and Gerald Love Contracts will endeavour to minimise the effects of the works where possible and regret any inconvenience which may be caused.

MINOR WORKS:

SLIGO  CITY  AREA:

Footpath works will continue at Lynndale Estate, Maugheraboy.  Works expected to last 2 weeks.

A Hoarding and Scaffolding Licence has been granted for Penney’s Store at No. 16 O’Connell Street, Sligo.  Pedestrian access will be maintained.

A Scaffolding Licence has been granted for Pearse Road (a property across from the Mercy Primary School), Sligo.  Pedestrian access will be maintained.

Scaffolding Licence has been granted for Gilroy Gannon Offices in Stephen Street, Sligo.  Pedestrian access will be maintained.

SLIGO/STRANDHILL AREA:

Fencing repairs are to be carried out on the N4 Dual Carriageway south of the Carraroe Interchange. No delays are expected. Work expected to last 3 days

BALLYMOTE  AREA:

Pothole repair and drainage works will continue in the Ballymote area. Traffic control will be in operation. Minor delays expected.

ENNISCRONE  AREA:

Pothole repair works will continue in the Enniscrone area. Traffic control will be in operation. Minor delays expected.

Drainage works will continue in the Enniscrone area. Traffic control will be in operation. Minor delays expected.

Drainage works will commence in the Ardnaglass area. Traffic Management will be in operation. Minor delays expected.

TUBBERCURRY  AREA:

Pothole repair works will continue in the Tubbercurry area. Traffic control will be in operation but no delays are expected.