Extension of Temporary Speed Limit – The Rock Mountmellick


ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 2004

In accordance with the provisions of Section 10 of the above Act, Laois County Council hereby serves notice of its intention to reduce the speed limit on the R422 from 80km/hr to 60km/hr in the interests of road safety during construction works for the Mountmellick to The Rock Footpath Scheme.
This is to facilitate protection of road users and site workers for the duration of the scheme.
The special speed limit zone is located on the R422 Regional Road approximately 240 metres east of the R422/423 Junction at Ballycullenbeg and approximately 900 metres west of the village of The Rock to allow for the construction of a footpath along the R422 extending for approximately 750 metres in length.
The following reductions will apply.
60 km/h: The reduction of Speed Limit from 80km/h to 60km/h (on Route Number R422) from Easting 646202, Northing 707740 to Easting 646914, Northing 707651 and from Easting 646202, Northing 707740 to Easting 646914 to Northing 707651

This temporary speed limit will be in place for a 2 month duration from 08:00 on Tuesday 12th April 2022 to Tuesday 31st May 2022 to 18:00.

Maps of the proposed speed limits are available for inspection at www.laois.ie and Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise.

LCC_R422_2021_003 Rev 0 (The Rock Proposed Public Footpath – Speed Limit)

SIMON WALTON
DIRECTOR OF SERVICES
TEL: 057 8664000