Roadworks/Closures


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 L3171-0 road bridge over the railway north of Killenard, the L31711/L31703 in Tirhogar and L31582 in Tirhogar/Bracklone.

Temporary lane closures are also proposed for L3158-1 Canal Road, L3170-47 Station Road (from the junction with Canal Road) to Rathmiles Avenue (L3159) and L3171-0 Killenard.

This closure is scheduled to take place on Sunday 17th November 2019 to facilitate the Gingerbread Run from approx 11:30am to 2pm.

Access for residents will be accommodated where possible. Diversions will be clearly signposted. A map of the diversion route is available for inspection at www.laois.ie and Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise.

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 4pm on Tuesday 5th November 2019.

Portarlington – Single Lane Closure + Road Closure and Diversion

 

 

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 gives notice of its decision to temporarily close a section of road from Whitewell Cross to Castlegrogan Cross, Errill Road, Rathdowney.

This closure will take place from the 29th October 2019 to the 12th November 2019. This 24 hr Closure is necessary to accommodate installation of a cattle underpass. There will be no through access at any point. Road diversions and signage will be in place during this time.

T.M.P.RATHDOWNEY- Errill_ Rev 1

 

 

SECTION 75, ROADS ACT 1993
(Road Regulations 1994)

Laois County Council, on behalf of Transport infrastructure Ireland, gives notice in accordance with Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993 of its decision to close:

• L3930 from the R445 Junction to M7 Junction 15 Southern Roundabout interface

Dates of the closure: 14/10/2019 to 8/11/2019
Hours of closure: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9pm – 6am, Friday & Saturday 9pm – 7am, Sunday 10pm – 6am

Alternative routes available for vehicular traffic are as follows:

Diversion for traffic travelling L39307 Northbound

Take 1st Exit at Roundabout to merge with M7 Westbound
Continue to J16, take J16 exit off M7.
Take 4th Exit from Roundabout at end of slip
Take 2nd Exit from next Roundabout (Straight through)
Take 2nd Exit from next Roundabout (Right Turn)
Continue on R445 for approximately 7km, Take 4th Right hand turn off R445 onto L39307

Diversion for traffic travelling L39307 Southbound

Continue Eastbound on R445 for approximately 14km.
Take 5th Right Turn off R445 onto R445/M50 Junction 14
Remerge with M7 Eastbound or Take 2nd Exit from next Roundabout (Straight through)
Take 2nd Exit from 2nd Roundabout, rejoining M7 Westbound
Continue to J15, take J15 exit off M7.

Diversionary routes will be clearly signposted, as agreed with the Council and An Garda Síochána. Local and emergency access will be allowed at all times. A map of the diversion route is available for inspection at www.laois.ie and Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise.

1204-tm-013 Map

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Roads Programme 2019

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 22nd April 2019 and the 31st October 2019.

PORTLAOISE MUNICIPAL DISTRICT
Road Number Road Name / Location

R-426-27    Derry / Hophall
R-426-177  Moyadd
R-425-75    Pass / Cashel
L-6137-0     Colliers Lane
L-78001-0   Crutt / Graiguenahown
L-6312-0     Borris Little
L-37771-0   Clontico / Ballyking Lane
R-433-16     Oldtown
L-1653-0     Shanahoe Road
L-2778-0 & L-7780-0   Rahanavanna
L-2133-0      Kileen
L-6695-21   Clonboyne
L-21334-0   Kilmainham
L-81040-6, L-81040-1 St. Brigid’s Place
L-77977-0   Cappanashannagh
L-56581-0   Cromogue Lane

GRAIGUECULLEN/PORTARLINGTON MUNICIPAL DISTRICT
Road Number Road Name / Location

L-3777   Ballinclough Upper
L-3811   The Heath School
R426       Aghadreen
R445       Bolands Cross
L-71562 Ballybrittas Village to Sawmill
R427       Dunrally to Vicarstown
L-3976   Sleaty Road
L-7893   The Strand
L-7911    Killeshin/Spring Hill
L-3973    Carlow Road Ballylynan
L-38551  Green Road
L-7160    Old Pound To Sheridans
R428        Stradbally to Athy
R420        Killinure
R427        Money Cross to Stradbally
R426        Money Cross to Ratheniska
L-7875    Doonane
L-78601  Kellys Lane

BORRIS IN OSSORY/MOUNTMELLICK MUNICIPAL DISTRICT
Road Number Road Name / Location

R-435-104 Brand Central, Rathdowney
L-2092-0    Garrymore – Dernacart
R-440-0      Rushin Rd., Mountrath
L-5595-0    Bordwell, Clough
L-1075-0    Deerpark, Paddock
R-430-0     Shannon St., Mountrath
L-5750-0    Attanagh
R-422-248  Clonaslee
R-430-13    Clonard
L-5753-0     The Ballagh
L-5753-27   Archerstown
L-2001-24   Brogherla
L-1038-0      Glebe, Coolrain
L-16401-0    Knockanoran
L-6019-0      Deerpark, Ballyfin
L-1031-64    Derrycarrow
L-5550-0      Graigueadrisly
L-2095-0      Camploon
L-1596-91    Lowran
L-1553-16    Kyle, Errill
L-20976-0    Manor Road, Mountmellick
L-1598-32    Coolfin – Kilbreedy
L-1575-17    Oldtown
L-1560-26   Cannonswood
L-2097-0      Drinagh to Derrycloney
L-5636-27    Ballycuddahy to Ballacolla
L-1519-0      Skirke to Killasmeestia
L-2112-54    Deadman’s, Ballyfin to Ross Bridge – cannot proceed in 2019 due to conflicting works in area.  Substitute R423 from Knocks to Cappanrush.

L-21204-0    Strahard Road, Mountmellick
L-6098-0      Cloncannon Lower
L-56512-0    Dunmore, Durrow
L-82014-0    Twomey Park, Mountmellick

Access for residents will be accommodated where possible. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

Any person wishing to object to the proposed road closures 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 12:00 pm on 10th April 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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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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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