Updated: 11/09/17 : 05:03:43
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Sligo Road and Traffic Report -11 September



Sligo City Watermain Rehabilitation and Pearse Road Sewer Network Contract

Pipelaying operations will continue on the Pearse Road in a southwards direction towards the junction with Mail Coach Road.  Temporary traffic lights will be in operation to maintain north and south bound traffic flows.

There will be no vehicular access out onto the Pearse Road from Cleveragh Road. For motorists wishing to access the Pearse Road from Cleveragh, a diversion will be in place taking vehicular traffic around Cemetery Road.

Pipelaying operations will commence along Bridge Street with south bound traffic flows towards Thomas Street restricted to one lane.

Night time Traffic restrictions on the Bundoran Road at the N15/N16 junction are expected to be lifted as pipelaying works approach completion in this area.

Free pedestrian access to the Cartron area via Mud Lane is expected to be restricted during the week from pipelaying operations in this area. Signage will be in place directing Pedestrians to use the entrances into Cartron off the Rosses Point Road.

Reinstatement of road crossings will be ongoing in the Tonaphubble area

Footpath works will continue on the north side of John Street. Minimal traffic disruption is expected here.

Traffic Management will be in place at all works locations with diversions clearly signed but minor delays can be expected.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution.

Holborn Hill

Pipelaying operations commenced on Holborn Hill L-9002 for the Father Flanagan Housing development on the 21st August. Temporary Traffic Lights are in operation and will remain in place for a further 2 weeks. Minor delays can be expected. Motorists are advised to drive with caution.

N4/N17 Junction (Toberbride Roundabout) Surface Improvement Works

Surface improvement works will be taking place in the vicinity of N4 and the N17 junction, (i.e. Toberbride Roundabout).  Works will take place each day from 19:00 to 07:00 the following morning.  Works will commence on the evening of Monday September 11th and continue until Friday September 16th.  Some delays can be expected as a result of these works and the associated traffic management, and motoristís cooperation is much appreciated.



A Scaffolding licence has been extended for Thomas Street/Castle Street, Sligo. Works are expected to last for a further six weeks.  Minimal traffic disruption expected.

A Scaffolding licence has been granted for 4 Church Hill, Sligo. Works are expected to last until 15th September 2017. 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.


A Japanese Knotweed eradication programme is being undertaken on the N4, N15, N16, N17 and N59 National Routes. The programme is expected to conclude on Friday the 15th September, 2017. Temporary Traffic Management Plans will be in place from time to time on the various routes outlined