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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 L1026-28 at Knockarush Townland will be closed between its junction with the N61 and the L1023-16. 

Alternative Routes: Traffic will be diverted from the L1026-28 onto the L1023-16 to its junction with the R361 then turning right on to the R361 to its junction with the N61 then turning right on to the N61 to its junction with the L1026-28 and vice versa.

Period of Closure: The 4th February 2019 to the 25th March 2019 inclusive. Works will take place from 00:00 to 23:59.

Reason for Road Closure:    Laying of water mains along the public road as part of the Boyle Water Supply Scheme Extension to Grangemore Water Supply Scheme 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   F42 VR98
Original SMS Content: Road L1026-28 at Knockarush Townland Boyle will be closed from 4Feb-25Mar2019 from 00:00-23:59 daily due to Boyle WSS Extension to Grangemore WSS Contract

Author; Roscommon County Council Categories: Water Disruptions, Roscommon County Council

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