Th works will take place on weekends in August.
Parts of the M7 will be closed on Sunday, 21 August 2022 and Sunday, 11 September 2022 to facilitate overhead power line works across the M7 at the townlands of Curraghfarm and Lughill, Co. Kildare.
Kildare County Council has said it expects that works will take approximately one day each to complete , and at least 7 days advance notice of implementation of road closure will be provided.
Road to be Closed From (Junction with) To(Junction with) Duration of Closure (at any one time)
1 M7 Motorway 21 August 2022 Junction 12–The Curragh Junction 13-Kildare Town 6.00 hours to 12.00 hours
2 M7 Motorway 21 August 2022 Junction 13–Kildare Town Junction 12–The Curragh 6.00 hours to 12.00 hours
3 M7 Motorway 11 September 2022 Junction 14–Monasterevin Junction 15–Portarlington 6.00 hours to 12.00 hours
4 M7 Motorway 11 September 2022 Junction 15–Portarlington Junction 14-Monasterevin 6.00 hours to 12.00 hours
Alternative routes for Sunday, 21 August 2022:
Junction 12 – Junction 13 westbound will be via the R445 through Kildare Town and re-join M7 at J13.
Junction 13 – Junction 12 eastbound will be via R445 Kildare Town and re-join M7 at J12.
Alternative routes for Sunday, 11 September 2022:
Junction 14 – Junction 15 westbound will be via the R445 through Monasterevin, Ballybrittas and re-join the M7 at J15.
Junction 15 – Junction 14 eastbound will be via the R445 through Ballybrittas, Monasterevin and re-join the M7 at J14.
Diversionary routes will be clearly signposted, as agreed with the Council and An Garda Síochána. Emergency access and restricted local access will be maintained.