Temporary Road Closure Extension - Rathbeale Road
ROADS ACT 1993 TO 2015 – SECTION 75 EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF RATHBEALE ROAD, SWORDS, CO. DUBLIN
Following an application from Jons Civil Engineering Company Limited, Fingal County Council made an order for the temporary closure of Rathbeale Road, (from its junction with Ardcian Park and the new proposed junction at Oldtown/Mooretown), Swords, Co. Dublin. Initially the road was to be closed from 12th August 2019 to the 20th December 2019 to facilitate the construction of the Rathbeale Road Upgrade Scheme. These works are being carried out on behalf of Fingal County Council.
Due to unforeseen circumstances Jons Civil Engineering Company Limited requires an extension to complete the construction of the road. The closure will now be extended to Friday 20th March 2020.
Alternative routes available for vehicular traffic are as follows:
Ashbourne Bound Traffic: All vehicular traffic travelling Ashbourne Bound from Swords- At the Rathbeale/Murrough/Glen Ellan Road Junction traffic lights – turn right on to Glen Ellan Road. Follow the Glen Ellan Road to the first roundabout. At the Roundabout take the first exit onto Castleview Extension. Follow Castleview Extension for approximately 1km onto the temporary link road/diversion back onto R125 Rathbeale Road at the Rathbeale Cottages.
Swords Bound Traffic: From the closure point at Rathbeale Cottages, vehicles will be directed onto a new temporary link road to Castleview Extension. Once on Castleview Extension, vehicles will travel approximately 1km to a roundabout. At the Roundabout vehicles will take the 3rd exit onto Glen Ellan Road. Vehicles will then travel along Glen Ellan Road to the Rathbeale/Murrough/Glen Ellan Road Junction traffic lights- at the light’s vehicles will turn left onto the R125 Rathbeale Road, signposted Swords. Local access for residents and businesses within the closure area will be maintained at all times. Pedestrians will use the footpaths provided along the vehicle diversion route. Footpaths within the Rathbeale Road Closure Area will be closed.