M8 Motorway – Emergency Roadworks / Lane Restrictions


COMHAIRLE CHONTAE LAOISE

LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL

 

ROADS ACT 1993

(Road Regulations 1994)

 M8 Motorway – Emergency 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 the decision to implement a full M8 Northbound Road closure from Junction 3 (Rathdowney), with northbound traffic diverted via Abbeyleix during the period 27th September to the 15th December 2022. The closure is required to facilitate emergency pavement repairs works. A Traffic Management Plan will be in operation.

The works will require a number of night-time motorway closures, to be confirmed in advance of the works, with traffic directed along the diversion routes. The works location are as follows:

  • M8 Northbound Motorway, between Junction 3 (Rathdowney) and the M7M8 interchange

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

TMD.2021AX.2205.005 M8 J3 NB Diversion Midlink Aug 22

TMD.2021AX.2205.006 M8 J3 NB Full Motorway Closure Midlink Aug 22

TMD.2021AX.2205.007 M8 J3 NB Full Motorway Closure HGV Diversion J4 Midlink Aug 22

Simon Walton                                                 

DIRECTOR OF SERVICES,                                         

LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL

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