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Road Strengthening R578 Freemount

Road Closure - R578 County Cross/Tarrants Cross, Freemount from Monday 10th to Thursday 20th August, 2020 to facilitate Road Strengthening.




Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, & Article 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Cork County Council will close the following road for the period and reason specified below:-

Road Subject of Closure

R-578-303 County Cross/Tarrants Cross, Freemount

Period of Closure

From 07.00hrs Monday 10th August, 2020 to 20.00hrs Thursday 20th August, 2020


Reason for Closure

To facilitate Road Strengthening

Alternative Routes

Traffic wishing to travel east along R578 will be diverted to Walsh Cross, Freemount and directed to travel on the R579 into Broadford village. Traffic will then be diverted along the R515 into Dromcollogher and will then be diverted onto the R522 within Dromcollogher village. Continue along R522 until the Bog Cross junction, Dromina and meet with R578 again. End of diversion.

Traffic wishing to travel west along R578 will be diverted at the Bog Cross junction and directed along the R522 into Dromcollogher. Traffic will then be diverted onto the R515 within Dromcollogher to Broadford until junction with R579 in Broadford village. Traffic will be directed along R579 until reaching junction at Walsh Cross, Freemount and meets with R578 again. End of diversion.

Local Access only will be maintained throughout the duration of the closure.

Ref: TRC-94-2020

Director of Services,

Roads & Transportation,

Cork County Council

The Courthouse


Co Cork

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