M7/M8 Motorway – Roadworks / Lane Restrictions


COMHAIRLE CHONTAE LAOISE

LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL

 

ROADS ACT 1993

(Road Regulations 1994)

 

M7/M8 Motorway – Proposed Roadworks / Lane Restrictions

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 of its decision to implement slip lane (merge and diverge ramps) and roundabout closures on the M7 motorway at junction 18 (Portlaoise), Junction 21 (Borris in Ossory) and the M8 Motorway at Junction 3 (Rathdowney), during the period 22nd March 2021 to 30th September 2021 to facilitate roundabout repair works. A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

The works at the roundabout will involve slip lane motorway closures, with traffic directed along the diversion routes. Local traffic will be facilitated under a stop/go system at each roundabout. The works locations are as follows:

  • Junction 18, M7, Westbound Roundabout
  • Junction 21, M7, Eastbound and Westbound Roundabouts
  • Junction 3, M8, Southbound Roundabout

Maps of the diversion routes are available for inspection at www.laois.ie and Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise.

https://laois.ie/wp-content/uploads/TMD.2021C.2205.001-Junction-18-West-RBT-1.pdf

https://laois.ie/wp-content/uploads/TMD-2020-2111-M7-Junction-21-East-RBT-ver-1-1.pdf

https://laois.ie/wp-content/uploads/TMD-2020-2111-M7-Junction-21-West-RBT-ver-1-1.pdf

https://laois.ie/wp-content/uploads/TMD-2020-2111-M8-jct3South-RBT-1.pdf

Simon Walton                                                 

DIRECTOR OF SERVICES,                                          

Laois County Council,

Áras an Chontae,

Portlaoise.

TEL: 057 8664000                                                       

www.laois.ie

 

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