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ROAD CLOSURE Notice of Decision to close Road

ROAD CLOSURE Notice of Decision to close Road


Roscommon County Council hereby gives Notice of its Decision to close the road referred to hereunder for the period and the reason specified.

Road to be closed: The L5559-38 at Pollboy Townland will be closed between its junction with the L1207-0 and the L5559-58. 

Alternative Routes: Traffic will be diverted from the L5559-38 on to the L1207-0 to its junction with the N5 then turning left on to the N5 on to the L1202-0 to its junction with the L5530-0 then turning left on to the L5530-0 to its junction with the L5559-58 then turning left on to the L5559-58 and then on to the L5559-38 and vice versa.

Period of Closure: The 4th February 2019 to the 15th March 2019 inclusive. Works will take place from 08:00 to 18:00.

Reason for Road Closure:    Laying of water mains along the public road as part of the Brusna Group Water Scheme Upgrade Contract.

All necessary approach signage and diversion signage will be used at the required locations as per Traffic Management Plan.

Residents will be contacted and notified directly by the Contractor in advance of the closure. Closures will be phased to ensure minimum disruption to locals. Maps showing proposed closure/diversions are available on

Martin Lydon
Director of Services 
Roscommon County Council
Áras an Chontae
Roscommon  F42VR98                                                                                                                                             
Original SMS Content: L5559-38 at Pollboy Townland near Brusna Ballaghaderreen will be closed from 4 Feb- 15Mar2019 incl. 8am- 6pm daily due to Brusna Grp Water Sch Upgrade Contract

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