28 Jun 2022

ALERT: Motorists facing disruption as N63 Longford to Lanesboro closed for next fortnight

ALERT: Motorists facing disruption as N63 Longford to Lanesboro closed for next fortnight

ALERT: Motorists facing disruption as N63 Longford to Lanesboro closed for next fortnight

Motorists are facing some disruption over the next fortnight as the N63 Longford to Lanesboro road will be closed  to facilitate pavement improvement works.

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Longford County Council hereby gives notice that it has made an Order to close the road described hereunder,

Road for Closure: N63 Ballymacormack to Lanesboro at Barnacor/Cloonfore.

Date of Closure: Monday, October 4 to Friday, October 8 and Monday, October 11 to Friday, October 15

Hours of Closure: 8am to 6pm 

Detour Route: From Longford: Traffic to divert at Ballymacormack. Take the R397 to Terlicken via Kenagh. Turn right and take R392 to Lanesboro.

From Lanesboro: Traffic to divert at Lanesboro. Take the R392 to Terlicken. Turn left and take the R397 to Ballymacormack.

Traffic exiting Longford along the N63 will be permitted local access to Killashee village.

Traffic exiting Lanesboro will be unable to access Killashee along the N63 during hours of closure.

This closure is to facilitate Pavement Improvement Works on the N63 Longford between Barnacor and Cloonfore.

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