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Traffic / Roads Update - Road Traffic Act 2004 - Road Works Speed Limit Order M2 Resurfacing Works, Ashbourne Bypass, Co. Meath - Notice is hereby given that in exercise of powers under Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act 2004 that Meath County Council has made a Road Works Speed Limit Order at the locations described in the schedule below.

Date Released: 26 April 2016

Road Traffic Act 2004

Road Works Speed Limit Order

 

M2 Resurfacing Works, Ashbourne Bypass, Co. Meath 

 

Notice is hereby given that in exercise of powers under Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act 2004, and in the interest of road safety, Meath County Council has made a Road Works Speed Limit Order at the locations described in the schedule below.

 

First Schedule - Northbound:

A section of the northbound M2 in the townlands of Wotton, Muckerstown, Fleenstown Little, Baltrasna, Harlockstown, Raystown, Killegland, Ballybin and Cookstown in respect of which the following speed limits shall be:

 

Eighty (80) kilometres per hour.

 

  1. For a distance of 500m from a point 775m south of the centre line of the existing Muckerstown Road (L1009) Overbridge to a point 275m south of the same overbridge.
  2. For a distance of 500m from a point 200m south of the centre line of the existing Ratoath Road (R125) Overbridge to a point 300m north of the same overbridge.

 

Sixty (60) kilometres per hour.

 

  1. For a distance of 3,000m from a point 275m south of the centre line of the existing Muckerstown Road (L1009) Overbridge to a point 200m south of the centre line of the existing Ratoath Road (R125) Overbridge.
  2. For a distance of 100m on the northbound  merge at M2 Junction 3 from a point 100m south of the centre line of the existing M2 Junction 3 Overbridge to a point at the centreline of the same overbridge.

 

Second Schedule – Southbound:

A section of the southbound M2 in the townlands of Wotton, Muckerstown, Fleenstown Little, Baltrasna, Harlockstown, Raystown, Killegland, Ballybin and Cookstown in respect of which the following speed limits shall be:

 

Eighty (80) kilometres per hour.

 

  1. For a distance of 500m from a point 800m north of the centre line of the existing Ratoath Road (R125) Overbridge to a point 300m north of the same overbridge.
  2. For a distance of 500m from a point 225m north of the centre line of the existing Muckerstown Road (L1009) Overbridge to a point 275m south of the same overbridge.

 

Sixty (60) kilometres per hour.

 

  1. For a distance of 3,000m from a point 300m north of the centre line of the existing Ratoath Road (R125) Overbridge to a point 225m north of the centre line of the existing Muckerstown Road (L1009) Overbridge.
  2. For a distance of 100m on the southbound  merge at M2 Junction 3 from a point 130m south of the centre line of the existing M2 Junction 3 Overbridge to a point 230m south of the centreline of the same overbridge.

 

The temporary speed limits will apply to facilitate resurfacing works at the said locations as follows:

First Schedule: From 6.00am on Monday 9th May 2016 to 6.00pm on Wednesday 11th May 2016.

Second Schedule: From 6.00am on Monday 16th May 2016 to 6.00pm on Wednesday 18th May 2016.

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