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Traffic / Roads Update - The N51 in Slane Village has now re-opened - lane closure (controlled by traffic lights) is still in place and is envisaged that lane closure will stay in place until Q2 2018

Date Released: 29 November 2017

Update

Please note that the road closure on the N51 in Slane Village has now re-opened.

A lane closure (controlled by traffic lights) is however still in place on the N51 in Slane Village, east of its junction with the N2. It is envisaged that this lane closure will stay in place until Q2 2018.

 

 

Original Release Date:  21/11/2017

Temporary Road Closure of N51 between Slane and Drogheda at Slane

 

An order has been made to close the road described as follows:  The N51 between Slane and Drogheda at Slane (eastwards from the Credit Union for 200m approximately), Co Meath

 

Date and Hours of Closure:  From Thursday 23 November 2017 at 10 a.m. to Saturday 2 December 2017 at 6 p.m.

 

This closure is required to facilitate emergency ground investigation works at the N51, Slane Retaining Wall.

 

Diversion Route

  • From Junction 10 of the M1 motorway (Drogheda North), proceed north west along the R168 for approximately 10km to Collon, Co. Louth, via Tullyallen and Nursery Cross. At Junction with N2, take left turn and proceed south to Slane for approximately 10km.

 

  • From the N51 Junction with the N2 in Slane Village, proceed north for approximately 10km to Collon. Take a right turn onto the R168 and travel south east for approximately 10km to Junction 10 of the M1 Motorway.

 

There will be no through traffic during this period; however, local access will be maintained on public roads adjacent to the retaining wall at all times.  An Garda Síochána and Transport Infrastructure Ireland have indicated that they have no objection to this closure.

 

Kildare and Meath County Council would like to apologise in advance for any disruption and inconvenience this road closure may cause to road users.

 

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