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N72 Road Closure- Diversions in place

A section of the N72 from Leacht Cross to the Junction of the N72 with the R512 will be closed from 12.08 to 16.09. Diversions in p;ace will be signposted.


Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article 12 of the Roads Regulations, 1994, that Cork County Council, the Road Authority for the County of Cork, will, pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act, 1993, temporarily close the public road as detailed below, for the period and for the reason specified and that the alternative route(s) described below will be available while the road is temporarily closed.

Road subject of Closure:       

The N72 National Secondary Route from Leacht Cross in the townland of Killathy to the

Junction of the N72 with the R512.

Period of Closure:     

from Monday 12th August at 10.00hrs to Monday 16th of September, 2019 at 18:00hrs


to facilitate road works on the N72 and in the interests of road safety

Alternative Route(s):

The main diversion route shall be along the R512 via the L1403, L1413 and L1539 before

re-joining the N72 National Secondary Route at Leacht Cross Roads, east of Ballyhooly.

Traffic travelling east on the N72 to Fermoy:

Traffic will be diverted from the N72 at Leacht Cross Roads on to the L-1539-0. From this point traffic will follow the diversion signs along the L-1413-0, L-1413-21 and the L-1403-60 to its junction with the R512. Traffic will continue south on the R512 to re-join the N72 in the townland of Grange West.

Traffic travelling west on the N72 to Mallow:

Traffic will be diverted from the N72 at Grange Cross on to the R512 from where it will continue north to the junction of the R512 with the L-1403-60. Traffic will continue west along the L-1403-60 to its junction with the L-1413-21. From here traffic will continue south along the L1413-21, L-1413-34 and L1539-0 to Leacht Cross Roads where it will re-join the N72.


The diversion routes will be fully signposted. Local access will be maintained.

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Administrative Officer, Cork National Roads Office, Richmond, Glanmire, Co. Cork.


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