Temporary Closure of Roads: R503 Newport road between Ahane junction and Gardenhill junction

Roads Act 1993. Road Regulations 1994 – Article 12. Notice is hereby given, in accordance with the provisions of the Roads Act 1993 of the decision of Limerick City and County Council to close the road as detailed hereunder at the specified locations and times to facilitate road improvement works to the R503 Limerick to Newport road. The road will be closed for 2 periods to facilitate (1) Road Recycling (max 5 days) and (2) Road Overlay works (max 5 days).

Road to be Closed

Alternative Route

Time of Closure

R503 from the junction R503/ LP1122 (Ahane road) to junction R503/LP1110 (Gardenhill road)

Traffic from Limerick City on the Dublin road (R445) to continue to Birdhill and turn right onto the R504 to Newport/ Thurles.

Traffic from Thurles/ Newport to divert onto R504 to Birdhill for Dublin M7 or onto LP110 to Castleconnell for R445 to Limerick City.

From 08.00hrs to 18.00hrs Each Day

From 11th June 2020


30th September 2020

24 hour closure

  • Diversions will be clearly signposted.
  • Local Traffic will be accommodated if possible.
  • Road will be closed for up to 5 days at any time during the period detailed above.
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