Roadworks/Closures


NOTIFICATION OF POSITIVE TRAFFIC CONTROLS- Colliers Lane, Portlaoise & Dublin Road, Portlaoise

Laois County Council wish to advise of a road closure at Colliers Lane and the of the use of temporary traffic lights

at Dublin Road, Portlaoise.

Colliers Lane will be closed at the Dublin Road junction. Diversions for Colliers Lane will be in place from The Hermitage estate roundabout. Local Access to houses along Colliers Lane will be maintained. Traffic lights will be in operation on the Dublin Road, R445.
ON and/or BETWEEN the following dates & times

SATURDAY 17/11/2018 07:00am to 6pm.

For the purposes of road surface maintenance.

Any objections or observations shall be emailed to: dlalor@laoiscoco.ie
and copy the following fnasiem@laoiscoco.ie

 

 

SPONSORSHIP OF ROUNDABOUTS

Laois County Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for sponsorship of the maintenance of a number of landscaped roundabouts located in Graiguecullen, Co Laois

Sponsorship of the roundabout will entitle the “Selected Sponsor” to have advertising rights on the roundabout. The roundabout offers an excellent promotional opportunity for business organisations.

Further information including tender documents are available on request from the Roads Department at 05786 64000, or by e-mail at mflynn@laoiscoco.ie

Expressions of Interest should be returned in a sealed envelope clearly marked ‘Expressions of Interest for Sponsorship of Roundabouts’ to Senior Engineer Roads, Laois County Council, Aras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co. Laois by 4:00pm on Monday 5th November 2018.
SECTION 75, ROADS ACT 1993

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ROADS

EMERGENCY ROAD CLOSURES – Updated

In accordance with the provisions of Section 75 of the above Act and Article 12 of the Roads Regulations, 1994, Laois County Council hereby serves notice that it is intended to temporarily close the N80 at the following location:

1. N80 Portlaoise to Mountmellick, Co. Laois 23rd October to 26th October
The diversion route is via R422, R425 and the N80.
These works are scheduled to take place weekdays 07:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday. The site will reopen daily at 19:00.
The Closure will be effective during the period 23rd October to 26th October 2018 to facilitate emergency repair works. A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

Access for residents will be accommodated where possible. Diversions will be clearly signposted. Maps of the diversion routes are available here for inspection.

All diversion routes at Kyletalesha N80

Any queries regarding this closure can be directed to the Road Office at 057 86 4000.

Office Hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday

Any queries regarding this road closure may be directed to the Roads Section, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, County Laois.

 

 

Roads Act, 1993
Extinguishment of a Public Right of Way

In accordance with the provisions of Section 73 of the Roads Act 1993, Laois County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to extinguish the public right of way over a section of walkway at Rathevan, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Maps showing the section of walkway over which it is proposed to extinguish the public right of way may be inspected at the offices of Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise during normal opening hours from Tuesday 9th October 2018 to Wednesday 7th November 2018.

Office hours: 9.00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
Objections or representations may be made in writing to the Administrative Officer, Roads Department, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and the latest date for receipt of such objections or representations is 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday 21st November 2018.

Rathevan Walkway

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REMOVAL OF LIGHTING FROM MOTORWAY JUNCTIONS

Information Note on Turning off of Motorway Route Lighting Aug2018

 

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SECTION 75, ROADS ACT 1993
(Road Regulations 1994)

In accordance with the provisions of Section 75 of the above Act and Article 12 of the Roads Regulations, 1994, Laois County Council hereby serves notice that it is intended to temporarily close the road at Luggacurran, specifically the L-3839 from the T Junction at N80/L-3839 to the crossroads at L-7835/L-3838.

These works are scheduled to take place from Monday, 9th July 2018 to 30th November 2018. 7am to 7pm

Access for residents will be accommodated where possible. Diversions will be clearly signposted. A map of the diversion route is available below for inspection.

Any person wishing to object to the proposed road closure should do so in writing to the Administrative Officer, Roads Section, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, James Fintan Lalor Avenue, Portlaoise not later than 4.00 pm on 26th June 2018.

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ROADWORKS INFORMATION

Our overall objective is to construct, maintain and improve public roads and motorways to cater for the ever increasing volume of traffic and to provide the necessary infrastructure to support economic and social development.

The other principal activity is the implementation of traffic management schemes, cycle and pedestrian facilities, road safety measures including the promotion of road safety awareness and the operation of the school warden service.

“Public Road” as defined by Section 11 of the Roads Act, 1993 is any road over which a public right of way exists and the responsibility for its maintenance rests with the roads authority”.

Roads are classified as follows:-

  • National Primary – major roads linking cities, principal ports, airports and large towns and declared to be a national road by the Minister for Environment and Local Government under the Roads Act, 1993.
  • Regional Roads – are declared to be regional roads by the Minister for Environment and Local Government and are important feeder routes to the national roads
  • Local Roads – includes all urban and rural other than national or regional roads.

 

Any current Roadworks are listed here:

ROADS PROGRAMME 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Laois County Council under Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993, intends to close the following roads to public traffic to allow for strengthening and/or surface dressing.
It is intended to close these roads for a period of 1-3 days between the 1st June and the 31st October 2018.
PORTLAOISE MUNICIPAL DISTRICT
Road Number Road Name / Location
L-3777-3     Cappanashannagh
L-3811-0     Heath
L-16566-0   Blackhills
L-6691-9     Roskelton
L-27763-0   Raheenduff
L-21133-0   Pallas
L-16525-0   Boley Lane
R-425-75     Cashel
L-6135-0     Straboe
L-2117-0     Kyletalesha
R-445-221  Clonkeen
R-426-27    Glenfield
L-81010-0   Hawthorn Drive

GRAIGUECULLEN/PORTARLINGTON MUNICIPAL DISTRICT
Road Number Road Name / Location
R419              Coolbanagher
R419              Ballykillane
R-420            Kilmullen
L- 7911         Killeshin
L-3976-114 Knockbeg – Shrule
L-7981-42    Ballynagarr – Killabban
L-7853-0      Luggacurran- Coolrusk
L-7950-0      Inch
L-3777-82    Ballinclough Lower
L-3933          Courtwood-Dunrally
L-3157-0      Lough Cross – Deerpark
L-3870           Ballylehane upper
R-428-19      Blackford
R-426-147    Knocklead
L-3818-0       Rathmore
L-3896-0       Ardateggle
L-38963         Ardateggle
R-422-0        Emo
L-3155           Emo
L-3960           Rahin
L-38173         Bush Cross

 

BORRIS-IN-OSSORY/MOUNTMELLICK MUNICIPAL DISTRICT

Road Number Road Name / Location
L-5552    Templequin Errill
L-5599    Donaghmore village to Raheen
L-5555    Glasha towards Ballybuggy
R-433      Rathdowney
L-5753    The Ballagh, Durrow
R-434      Moyne, Durrow
L-5070    Derrynaserra, Coolrain
L-5056    Rock Road, Borris-in-Ossory
L-5673    Shannon Road, Mountrath
R-445      Portlaoise Rd. Mountrath
L-2095    Mullaghanard Cross to Ballyfin road
R-422      Clonaslee to Rosenallis
L-20012 Coolagh, Clonaslee
R-421     Coolagh Cross towards County Bounds
L-6020   Campcloon, Ballyfin
L-5611    Grange More
R-422     Rosenallis
L-2097   Cloonagh to Drinagh
L-1077   Red Castle, Mountrath
L-2013    Meelick Drummond
L-2120    Acragar, Mountmellick
L-5511    Garraun (Garranmaconly)
L-5637    Tintore Ballacolla
L-5072    Badgerhill, Castletown
L-15342  Mount Oliver, Rathdowney
L-57531  Capponellan Lane, Durrow
L-5055    Kyle to Caher

 

 

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