Temporary Closure of N51 from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath

Temporary Closure of N51 from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath

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Meath County Council, in conjunction with Westmeath County Council, has made an order to close the N51 from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath, to facilitate resurfacing works from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath.

Temporary Closure of N51 from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath

Meath County Council, in conjunction with Westmeath County Council,  has made an order to close the N51 from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath between its junction with the L5512 Co. Westmeath and its junction with the L8007 Co. Meath, to facilitate resurfacing works from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath.

 

Details

The temporary closure will involve 2 periods:

Period 1

  • Closure will be from 8.00am to 6.00pm each day, from Monday, 8th November 2021 until Friday, 26th November 2021 (3-week closure excluding Saturdays and Sundays).

Period 2

  • Closure will be 8.00am to 6.00pm each day, between the dates of Monday, 14th February 2022 to Friday, 1st April 2022, (3-week closure excluding Saturdays and Sundays).

 

Alternative Routes

Travelling Westbound

  • In Athboy, turn right onto R154 and travel for a distance of 6.8km.
  • At the R154/N52 junction turn left onto N52 sign posted Delvin.
  • Travel along the N52 for a distance of 12.2km returning back to the N51/N52 junction in Delvin.

 

Travelling Eastbound

  • In Delvin continue on the N52 for a distance of 12.2km to its junction with the R154.
  • Turn right onto R154 sign posted Athboy.
  • Travel for a distance of 6.8km returning back to the R154/N51 junction in Athboy.

 

Diversion signs will be in place.

 

N51 Higginstown Road Closure and Diversion Route Map