N80 Derrycloney to Mountmellick Reconstruction Scheme


Laois County Council advises that, on Monday 11th July 2022, works will commence on the N80 Derrycloney to Mountmellick Reconstruction Scheme.  The Scheme involves the reconstruction and resurfacing of approximately 2.5km of the N80 National Secondary Road, from its Junction with the R422 Rosenallis Road to the junction of the N80 with the R423 at Derrycloney. The project is funded by Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

Roadstone Ltd. are the main contractors and the works will take approximately 15 weeks to complete. The works will be undertaken in phases.

Phase 1: Works from N80 Junction with the R422 at Glanbia in Mountmelick to Junction of N80 and the L6131 Anngrove Stud Irishtown Roundabout. The works on this section will be day works and will be carried out from 7:00am to 7:00pm.

Phase 2: Works from Junction of N80 and the L6131 Anngrove Stud Irishtown Roundabout to Junction of N80 and the R423 Derrycloney. The works on this section will be day works and will be carried out from 7:00am to 7:00pm.

Phase 3: Works from Junction of R422 Rosenallis Road to N80 Junction with the R422 at Glanbia in Mountmelick. The works on this section will be night works and will be carried out from 7:00pm to 6:00am.

Various temporary traffic management arrangements will be in place for the duration of the works with a particular focus on local, one-way traffic systems where possible. As works progress interim traffic management plans will be available on the Laois County Council website. Alternative routes will be fully sign posted.

Further updates will issue as the various phases are completed.

Local access will be retained but there may be interim interruptions.

Pedestrians will not be subject to diversions.