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Traffic / Roads Update - Notice is hereby given that Meath County Council has made an order to close the M1 motorway northbound and southbound ramps at Junction 8 [R152 / Duleek / Drogheda] - The proposed road closures and diversions shall take place over a series of five or less nights during the period 18th September to 29th September 2017 from 19:30hrs – 06:30hrs

Date Released: 14 September 2017

 

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ROAD

M1 Junction 8/R152

 

Notice is hereby given that Meath County Council has made an order to close the M1 Motorway Northbound and Southbound ramps at Junction 8 [R152 / Duleek / Drogheda].

This closure is required to facilitate pavement resurfacing on the east and west roundabouts at M1 Junction 8.

 

DURATION

The proposed road closures and diversions shall take place over a series of five or less nights during the period 18th September to 29th September 2017

Times of the temporary closures are as follows:  19:30hrs – 06:30hrs

 

 

ALTERNATIVE ROUTES

 

M1 Traffic travelling to Drogheda/Duleek

Northbound traffic on the M1 wishing to exit at Junction 8 shall continue to Junction 9 [Donore] and exit for Drogheda and follow diversion signs.

For southbound traffic travelling on the M1 wishing to travel to Drogheda via the R152 should use the L1601 at Junction 9 [Donore]. For traffic travelling to Duleek, follow the diversion signs which shall use Mathew’s Lane South to arrive at Junction 8 [Duleek] as through traffic.

 

Junction 8 [Duleek] through traffic

Single lane shuttle traffic using traffic lights shall be phased and maintained through the roundabouts at Junction 8 [Duleek] to facilitate the roadworks.

Traffic approaching the M1 from Duleek / R152 and wishing to travel to Drogheda or vice versa can either continue to use the R152 or the Junction 8-9 link road to travel to Drogheda via Junction 9 [Donore] depending on the phasing of the works.

 

Duleek/Drogheda traffic travelling to Dublin

For traffic usually entering the M1 southbound at Junction 8 [Duleek], diversions shall be in place via the R152 or L1601 to Drogheda and onto the R132 (old N1) to M1 Junction 7 [Gormanstown].

 

Duleek/R152 travelling to Dundalk

Traffic from Duleek / R152 wishing to travel northbound on the M1 motorway shall either use;

(i)   Matthew’s Lane South and join the M1 motorway at Junction 9 [Donore] or;

(ii)  continue along the R152 to Drogheda, turn left onto the R132 (old N1) to Rosehall Roundabout and turn left onto the N51 and proceed to the M1 motorway at Junction 10 [Drogheda North].

 

Diversion signs will be in place.

 

  J8 Roundabouts Resurfacing Diversion Map

 

 

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