Bridge of Tears in Newcastle West reopens following emergency works

Works have been completed on the Bridge of Tears in Newcastle West following emergency works. Limerick City and County Council is informing motorists and other road users that the east lane of the bridge has now re-opened to traffic and access from the bridge southbound to the R520 (Bruff) and R522 (Dromcollogher) has been restored.

All diversions have now been lifted.

The east lane of the Bridge of Tears had been closed since Monday 4 November 2019 after it was badly damaged by an articulated lorry. Emergency works were carried out by Limerick City and County Council which have now been completed.

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