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Council to close Linenhall Street for works nightly for 12 days

Linenhall Street
Linenhall Street, Dundalk. Photo Credit: Google Maps.

Louth County Council intend to close Linenhall Street and it’s immediate surrounds between 7pm and 7pm nightly for a period of 12 consecutive evenings to facilitate road resurfacing works.

The local authority will close the part of the road from the junction with Bridge Street to the junction of Fairgreen Row. The council will also close a section of the road on Bridge Street and Church Street – between the Laurels and John Street.


Finally, a short 20m stretch on Patrick Street at the junction with Church will also close for the same period. Local access will be provided.

The roads will be open during the day, from 7am to 7pm. Diversions, noted below, will be in place. Louth County Council say that any person who wishes to object to the closure of these road should lodge an objection in writing to Eugene McManus, Administrative Officer, Transportation, County Hall, Millennium Centre, Dundalk. Objections must be received no later than 4pm on Friday February 7 2020.

Diversion Route South: South Bound traffic approaching Linenhall Street (R132) will be diverted east along Fairgreen Road, south along Castle Road (LT20063) to its junction with Jocelyn Street (R172). Then west along Jocelyn Street, Roden Place (R172), Francis Street( R132), Park Street (R132), along Magnet Road (R132) to its junction with The Long Walk (LT20016), north along Long Walk and The Laurels (LT20011) to its junction with Church Street.

Diversion Route North : North Bound traffic approaching from Church Street (R132) will be diverted west along The Laurels (LT20011), The Long Walk (LT20016) to its junction with MacSwiney Street (LT 20016). Then north along MacSwiney Street and Legion Avenue (LT 20015) to its junction with The Castletown Road (R934), east along the Castletown Road to its junction with Bridge Street (R132).

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