Thurles Traffic & Road Closures Planned For September

The following temporary traffic arrangements have been agreed following consultation with Thurles Gardaí, North Tipperary Co Council, Consultants and Contractor:-

Barry’s Bridge

Suir Bridge
Two lanes of traffic will continue to operate over Suir (Barry’s) Bridge however there will be only one footpath open on this Bridge at various times while necessary works on railings and footpath surfaces continue.

Turtulla Bridge
There will be Lane closures in operation with single lane shuttle traffic in operation controlled by Traffic lights.
Flagmen, using manual ‘Stop/Go,’ signalling will operate during peak times from 08:00 – 10:00 hrs and 16:00 – 18:00 hrs.

Drish Bridge
Works will continue here with single lane traffic in operation controlled by Traffic lights.

This current operation of temporary Traffic Management will be reviewed regularly.

Other Proposed Road & Street Closures In Thurles Planned

North Tipperary County Council and Thurles Town Council propose to make an order closing the following roads to the public to facilitate the Women’s Tipperary Mini Marathon which is being held in Thurles on September 30th, 2012.

This order is sought under the ROADS ACT 1993 – 2007 (SECTION 75 OF THE ROADS ACT 1993) ROADS REGULATIONS 1994.

  1. N62 – O’ Donovan Rossa Street, Thurles to the junction of Templemore town. Period of Closure: From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday 30th. September, 2012.
  2.  L4039 – Jimmy Doyle Road, Thurles. Period of Closure: From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday 30th. September, 2012.

Alternative Route for motorists is via R501 Richmond, Templemore to Borrisoleigh and via R498 Borrisoleigh to Thurles.
Pedestrian access only will be permitted during these temporary closures.

Any objections, which persons may wish to express, to these proposed closures of the above routes should make same in writing to reach Mr Marcus O’Connor, Director of Roads & Water Services, North Tipperary County Council, Civic Offices, Limerick Road, Nenagh Tipperary not later than 12.00 noon on September 5th 2012.


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