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Temporary Road Closure for M1 Motorway Between Junction 5 and 7

Temporary Road Closure for M1 Motorway Between Junction 5 and 7

ROADS ACT 1993 TO 2015– SECTION 75

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE M1 MOTORWAY BETWEEN JUNCTION 5 AND JUNCTION 7

An application has been received from GSJ Maintenance Ltd. for permission to temporarily close the northbound & southbound carriageway of the M1 Motorway between Junction 5 and Junction 7. The closure is to facilitate resurfacing roadworks.

It is proposed that the road will be closed on the following dates:
• Northbound: 12th August 2018 to 22nd September 2018, from 9.30pm until 5.30am each night, excluding Saturday nights.
• Southbound: 9th September 2018 to 20th October 2018, from 10.00pm until 5.30am each night, excluding Saturday nights

Alternative routes available for vehicular traffic are as follows:

Diversion for traffic travelling Southbound (Closure at Junction 7)
Take Junction 7 (Julianstown) exit slip.
Take 1st exit from roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road and travel south towards Balbriggan.
Take 3rd exit from first roundabout in Balbriggan to Fingal Bay Business Park.
Take 1st exit from 3rd roundabout onto R122 Naul Road.
Take M1 Junction 6 southbound merge.

Diversion for traffic travelling Southbound (Closure at Junction 6)
Take Junction 6 (Balbriggan North) exit slip.
Take 1st exit from roundabout onto R122 Naul Road and travel towards Balbriggan.
Take 2nd exit from 1st roundabout to Fingal Bay Business Park.
Take 3rd exit from 3rd roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road travelling south.
Take 2nd exit from 2nd roundabout at M1 Business Park.
Take M1 Junction 5 southbound merge.

Diversion for traffic travelling Northbound (Closure at Junction 5)
Take Junction 5 (Balbriggan South) exit slip.
Take 3rd exit from roundabout towards M1 Business Park.
Take 1st exit at 2nd roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road and travel north towards Balbriggan.
Take 1st exit from 2nd roundabout to Fingal Bay Business Park .
Take 1st exit from 3rd roundabout onto R122 Naul Road.
Take M1 Junction 6 northbound merge.

Diversion for traffic travelling Northbound (Closure at Junction 6)
Take Junction 6 (Balbriggan North) exit slip.
Take 3rd exit from roundabout onto R122 Naul Road and travel towards Balbriggan.
Take 2nd exit at 2nd roundabout to Fingal Bay Business Park.
Take 1st exit from 3rd roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road and travel north.
Take freeflow slip for M1 Junction 7 City north.
Take M1 Junction 7 northbound merge.

Any person may lodge an objection online through the Consultation Portal, at https://consult.fingal.ie, or in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Balbriggan Swords
Operational Area, Fingal County Council, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, to arrive no later than 4.00pm on Friday 20th July 2018.

Michael Carroll
Senior Executive Officer
Balbriggan Swords Operational Area