Temporary Road Closures in Skerries

closeddate_range11 Jun, 2019, 12:01am - 14 Jun, 2019, 4:00pm

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ROADS ACT 1993 TO 2015– SECTION 75


An application has been received from the Loughshinny Motorcycle Supporters Club for permission to temporarily close roads in the Skerries area for the purpose of holding a motorcycle race. It is proposed that the roads will be closed from 12.00pm to 8.30pm Saturday 6th July 2019 and 8.00am to 6.30pm Sunday 7th July 2019.

The roads in question are:
• Portion of the R127 from Balcunnin Cross in a north easterly direction towards Skerries, past Milverton House to the first right hand intersection.
• The Baldongan – Milverton Road in a southerly direction to the intersection with the Baldongan- Skerries Road (Golf Road).
• Portion of the Baldongan – Skerries Road (Golf Road) in a south-westerly direction to Baldongan Cross.
• Portion of Ladywell - Ballykea Road (Loughshinny Road) from Baldongan Cross to Balcunnin Cross.

Alternative routes available for vehicular traffic are as follows:

The main diversion route for vehicles travelling from Lusk and south of Lusk to Skerries is via the main roads Lusk to Rush and Rush to Skerries (R128).

Vehicles travelling north of Skerries should travel via Balbriggan and R127.

Other alternative routes are:

Balrothery to Lusk - Drogheda Road, Ballough Man O’War Road, Quickpenny Road.

Balrothery to Rush - Via Lusk – the main Lusk to Rush Road.

Balrothery to Skerries - Rosepark, Cross of the Cage Road, Cross of the Cage Barnageeragh and Balbriggan to Skerries Road.

Local access for residents and businesses will be maintained at all times.

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 14th June 2019.

Michael Carroll
Senior Executive Officer
Balbriggan Swords Operational Area

All comments, including the names of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this Temporary Road Closure will form part of the statutory report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Fingal County Council.

Accordingly the statutory report will list the persons or bodies who made submissions or observations with respect to the proposed Temporary Road Closure in accordance with the regulations of the Road Traffic Act 1994.

The submissions will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and consequently will appear on the Council’s Website. By making a submission the name of individual or bodies will appear on the statutory report and minutes of the meeting.



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