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Sligo Road and Traffic Report - Monday 20 February

MAJOR WORKS:

SLIGO AREA:


N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Road Project

Ground Investigation works are taking place along the N4 Sligo/Dublin national primary road from the N4/N17 Toberbride roundabout to approximately 1.0km south of Castlebaldwin Village. These works consist of

·    Slit trenches across the road network
·    Rotary coreholes
·    Trial pits
·    Dynamic probing

The works are expected to be ongoing until mid March during which time various traffic management systems will be in operation along the N4 and the adjacent local road network. Motorists are urged to proceed with caution through the works. Minor delays expected. 

Roadworks will continue in Cliffoney village on the N15 National Primary Road.  Traffic management will be in operation and delays may be expected. Motorists to exercise caution.

Surface water drainage works continuing on Local Road L-7403, Barnarobin, Drumcliffe.  Traffic management will be in operation. Motorists should exercise caution

Due to necessary traffic light refurbishment work at the junction of the N4 and Markievicz Road (the north side of Hughes Bridge), these traffic lights will be out of order during normal working hours on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd of February.  Traffic management will be in place for the duration of the works.  This will include reducing southbound traffic to one lane on the approach to the junction from the northern end, and will also involve the temporary closure of Markievicz Road.  Diversions will be in place for the duration of the works.  Some level of traffic disruption and delays is inevitable as result of these works.

Sligo City Area


Improvement works will be taking place in the vicinity of Summerhill Roundabout all this week.  Traffic management will be in place for the duration of the works, which will include reducing from two lanes to one lane along the approaches to the roundabout and on the circulatory route.  Resulting delays can be expected.

BALLYMOTE AREA:

Footpath construction works will continue on the R296 at Carrownanty, Ballymote. Works are expected to last 2 weeks. Traffic control will be in place with minimal delays expected.

TUBBERCURRY AREA:

Pipelaying works will be taking place on the N17 Tubbercurry Bypass at the junction of Masshill Road on Thursday the 16th of February. Traffic Management including traffic lights will be in place for the duration of the works.  These works are expected to last for 2 days.  Delays can be expected.

Pipelaying works will commence Masshill Road in Tubbercurry.  Traffic Management including traffic lights will be in place for the duration of the works.  Works are expected to last 2 weeks.  Minor delays can be expected.


MINOR WORKS:

SLIGO CITY AREA:


Hoarding has been erected at the corner of Lord Edward Street and Union Street. Provision has been made for pedestrian access and works are expected to last several weeks.  Minimal traffic disruption expected.

Works are continuing on the pedestrian avenue linking the estate of Tracey Avenue to the Strandhill Road. The works will involve the provision of public lighting on the pedestrian avenue and the resurfacing of the pavement. The work is to facilitate the safety of Pedestrians. The pedestrian avenue will be closed for the duration of the week.

A Scaffolding licence has been granted for Connolly Street, Sligo. Works are expected to last 2 weeks. Minimal traffic disruption expected.

Ongoing Road Openings to take place at various locations over the coming weeks due to broadband upgrade.  Minimal traffic disruption expected.

Works will take place on the entrance to The Fairgreen, Temple Street.  These are expected to last 2 weeks. Minimal traffic disruption expected.

TUBBERCURRY AREA:

Pothole repair works will continue in the Tubbercurry area. Traffic control will be in operation but no delays are expected.

Storm water maintenance works will continue on the R294 & other local primary roads in the Tubbercurry area. Traffic control will be in operation but no delays are expected.

ENNISCRONE AREA:


Pothole repair works will continue in the Enniscrone area. Traffic control will be in operation but no delays are expected.

Drainage works are to continue in Ballycummin. A temporary road closure will be in place. (local access will be provided)

Footpath repairs will commence on Main Street, Coolaney on Tuesday 21st February. Traffic management will be in place, minor delays expected.