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Road Closures In Thurles Planned For August

Cuchulainn Road, & O'Donovan Rossa Street Junction

Cuchulainn Road, & O’Donovan Rossa Street Junction

North Tipperary County Council and Thurles Town Council will shortly be closing Cuchulainn Road, & O’Donovan Rossa in Thurles Town, to traffic. The purpose of this road closure is to facilitate works associated with the ‘Watermain Rehabilitation Works,’ in the town.

Areas to be affected are:-
(1) L4026  Cuchulainn Road from its junction with Parnell Street (R498) to its junction with ODonovan Rossa Street (N62).

(2) N62  ODonovan Rossa Street from its junction with Liberty Square to its junction with Cuchulainn Road (L4026) & Brittas Road/Templemore Road (N62).

The above roads closures, which will be on a phased basis, are expected to begin from 6.00am on Tuesday August 6th 2013 to 6.00pm on Friday 28th September 2013. It is understood that no more than one road closure will take place at any one time & local and business access will be maintained. If all goes according to plan roads in this area will also re-opened at weekends.

Motorists are advised to use the following alternative routes during this necessary disruption:-
(1) Via N62 – Parnell Street, R498 – Castlemeadows, L4039 – Leugh Road, the Jimmy Doyle Road and N62 – Brittas Road/Templemore Road.
(2) Via N62 – Parnell Street, R498 – Castlemeadows, L4039 – Leugh Road, the Jimmy Doyle Road and N62 – Brittas Road/Templemore Road.

Following the purchase, by the Local Authority, of property at the corner of Cuchulainn Road/O’Donovan Rossa Street, formerly known as  Campbell’s Tyre Centre, (Property purchased to left of picture) a new and more open junction layout is expected to materialise, during this period of necessary upgrading.

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1 comment to Road Closures In Thurles Planned For August

  • Shane O' Brien

    Great to see this junction at Cuchulainn road is to be expanded after all these years. It’s sure to improve traffic flow greatly here.

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