Longford Leader Motoring Alert: Road works on N55 and R194 set to cause serious disruption

Adam Cox


Adam Cox



From Monday November 26th  scheduled road works at the following locations throughout the County will result in disruption to traffic  

Motorists are asked to heed all signs and to follow the detours



N55 between Granard and Edgeworthstown at Ardaguillon/Tonywarden/Cartron


This Closure is to facilitate Pavement Strengthening works

The Road will remain open with a single lane shuttle, traffic management system  in place from the Monday 26th November to Friday 30st November from 8am to 5.30pm

Road Closure will be required  from Monday the 3rd  December to Wednesday the 12th  December

Traffic will be diverted as follows:

From Granard traffic will be diverted via the R194 & the R396 towards Abbeylara, followed by the R395 towards Edgeworthstown.

From Edgeworthstown traffic will be diverted via the R395 towards Coole, then onto the R396 followed by the R194 towards Granard.

Local Access will be maintained

R194 from Longford to Granard at Kiernan’s Cross and Esker South


This Closure is to facilitate Pavement Improvement works


The Road will be closed from Monday the 26th November to Saturday 1st December  for 24hrs

Traffic will be diverted via the R198 to Drumlish, and the L 1010/L1041 to the R194 at Dohertys Cross

Local Access will be maintained