Thursday 29 April 2010

Citywest Bridge Closure

The Citywest Bridge over the N7 will be closed in both directions from 10am Friday the 30th of April until 4pm Monday the 3rd of May for emergency works.

The N7 inbound will also be down to 2 lanes .

You can check South Dublin Councils traffic cameras HERE before taking the N7 over the weekend.

If you normally travel from Lucan to the N7 via Citywest try going through Newcastle and come on to the N7 at Rathcoole.

An Garda Síochána, South Dublin County Council and the NRA have the following advice for motorists intending to travel to Dublin from the South and West during this time.
  • Travelling from Waterford you are requested to use N25 – N30 – N11 route (via New Ross and Enniscorty)
  • Travelling from Limerick you are requested to use N52 – M6 – M4 route (via Nenagh and Tullamore)
  • Travelling from Carlow and Kilkenny you are requested to use N81 route (via Tullow and Baltinglass)
  • Travelling from Naas, Newbridge and Kildare areas you requested to use M4 or N81 routes and avoid the N7 at Citywest.
  • Travelling to Tallaght, Clondalkin or Lucan you are requested to use exit 4 (Rathcoole) and follow detour to Outer Ring Road
  • Access from Rathcoole to the N7 will not be permitted in the direction of Citywest a detour will be in place.
  • Citywest traffic will be diverted via Kingswood interchange.

Stay tuned to Live Drive for up to date traffic information.

A text service is available for journey times on the N7. (normal text rates apply) Text ‘N7east’ to 51678 to receive travel times at Citywest on the N7. Do not text while driving.

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