Notice is hereby given, in accordance with the provisions of the Roads Act 1993, of the decision of Limerick City and County Council to close the LS5045 at the specified location for the times and dates specified below in the interests of public safety due to structural defects on bridge structure immediately south of the Railway Bridge.
Road to be Closed
Time of Closure
Newtown road, Pallasgreen LS5045 between Cluggin cross and Newtown cross
Traffic from Oola to use the road network towards Clashanee and Barna.
Alternatively use Dundons cross off N24 to LS5050 Barna and Newtown
From 09.00hrs on Monday 2nd July, 2018 to 17.00hrs on Friday 24th August, 2018
24 hour closure
- Diversions will be clearly signposted.
- Traffic will not be allowed over the bridge until repaired.
In the interests of road user safety the L5045 has been closed due to a partial bridge collapse. A contractor has been appointed to carry out the necessary bridge repairs and works are due to commence in the next fortnight. The works should take three weeks to complete.