Traffic Management

N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Road Project -  L5502-0 Road Closure

The realigned L-5502-0 at Drumfin Td. which was scheduled to be opened on Friday evening, 24th July 2020 will now not open until Monday evening 27th July. Traffic management and an advisory speed limit of 35kph shall be in place when the road is opened as remedial works will be ongoing. 

 The alternative route for traffic will be via the L-5501-0, in the townlands of Branchfield, Kilcreevin and Newpark; the L1502-32 in the townlands of Newpark, Cloonlurg and Drumfin; and the existing N4 in the townland of Drumfin as has been in place for the past number of months.

 Sligo County Council and Roadbridge Ltd. regret any inconvenience caused.

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BALLYMOTE AREA: N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Road Project:

The N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Road Project Construction Works are continuing and shall require the following traffic management for the coming week:

    • N4/N17 Toberbride Roundabout heading south on the existing N4 towards Dublin - Site Works ongoing for the first 3km to the junction with the L1302. Hard shoulders are closed to traffic. Please note a 60kph speed limit is in operation in this work zone for the duration of these works. Minor delays are expected as a result.

     

    • The L-14019 Local Road junction with the N4 National Primary road, to the Cloonamahan Health Care Centre, has been moved to the north by approximately 50 metres. Diversion signs are in place. 

     

    • The L-3606-9 Local Road at Cloonamahan from its junction with the N4 National Primary road to the junction with the L-14019-0 shall be opened on Friday evening, 24th July 2020. However, traffic cannot access/egress at the old N4/L3606-9 junction. Traffic shall be diverted to a temporary junction approximately 400m to the south.  Traffic management and an advisory speed limit of 35kph shall be in place as remedial works will be ongoing. 

     

    • A stop go will be in operation intermittently approximately 2.5km south of the N4/N17 Toberbride Roundabout in the townland of Doorly. Minor delays are expected as a result.

     

    • A stop go will be in operation intermittently in the townland of Doorly in order to form a new junction for the realigned local road L-55015 with the existing N4. Minor delays are expected as a result.

     

    • Ongoing General Site Works on the L55015 at Doorly.

     

    • Ongoing General Site Works on the L55016 at Knockagroagh.

     

    • The L-5502-0 at Drumfin Td. approximately 310 metres west of its junction with the existing N4 for a distance of approximately 570 metres in a westerly direction towards the Bogline Bridge which was scheduled to be opened on Friday evening, 24th July will not open until Monday evening 27th July. Traffic management and an advisory speed limit of 35kph shall be in place as remedial works will be ongoing. 

     

    • The L-1502 at Cloonlurg shall be closed to public traffic from approximately 75metres southwest of its junction with the N4 National Primary route in the townland of Drumfin for a distance of approximately 600m to the townland of Cloonlurg.

     

    This is necessary to facilitate the construction of the new realigned L-1502 and Drumfin Overbridge (South). The period of proposed closure is from Tuesday the 28th July up to and including the 11th September.

     

    Alternative route for traffic (excluding HGVs) will be via the L-5501-0 in the townlands of Newpark, Kilcreevin and Branchfield, the L-5502 in the townlands of Clooneen and Drumfin; and the existing N4 in the townland of Drumfin.

     

    Alternative route for HGVs will be via the N17 and the R293 when travelling from the Galway and Sligo directions and via the L-1404 when travelling from the Dublin direction.  

     

    • The L-5402-0 at Carrownagark Td. approximately 190 metres west of its junction with the existing N4 to the crossroads junction with the L-5403-0 in the townland of Kilmorgan shall be opened on Friday evening, 24th July 2020. Traffic management and an advisory speed limit of 35kph shall be in place as remedial works will be ongoing. 

     

    • General site works and bridge construction works are ongoing on the L-54033 at Kingsbrook. Localised road layout changes will be in place. Please follow the traffic management plan in operation.

     

    • Ongoing general site works on the L-5403 at Ardloy.

     

    • 60kph speed limit is in operation on the existing N4 at Ardloy Td. which is approximately 3Km northwest (Sligo Town side) of Castlebaldwin Village.   

     

    • The L-5401 at Springfield/Tawnagh Td. shall be closed to public traffic from its junction with the N4 National Primary road in a northern direction, for a distance of approximately one kilometre to the townland of Tawnagh up to and including Monday, 21st September. Alternative route for traffic will be via the N4 National Primary Route and the L-5401-3, in the townland of Carrownagark, Knockadoo and Tawnagh. General site and bridge construction works ongoing at this location.

     

    • Permanent Road Closure of the L-54041-0 in the Townland of Sheerevagh from the 4th June 2019. An alternative route is available via the L-5404-0, L-1403-0, L-1404-0 and the existing N4. This road shall be used as a site access for the construction works.

     

    • Ongoing general site works on the L-1404 at Drumderry/Castlebaldwin.
    • The south bound hard shoulder and south bound carriageway is closed to traffic on the existing N4 for approximately 1km to the south of Castlebaldwin Village. Please note a 60kph speed limit is in operation in this work zone. Sligo County Council and Roadbridge Ltd. regret any inconvenience caused.

     

    • Stop go will be in operation intermittently south of Castlebaldwin Village in the townland of Cloghoge Upper. Minor delays are expected as a result.

     

    • The existing south bound hard shoulder and south bound carriageway closures shall be extended to the end of the construction works south of Castlebaldwin Village. Stop Go will also be in operation as required. Minor delays are expected as a result. A Stop Go will be in operation on the L1404 side road for the crossing of plant.

     

    • Blasting works shall continue at Drumderry Td. (Approximately 0.7km to the north of Castlebaldwin Village) between 12 noon & 4pm alternating between Tuesdays and Thursdays for the coming weeks. There will be no impact to traffic on the N4 or the local road network as a result.
  • Any queries in relation to traffic management for the N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Project should be made to Roadbridge using their free phone number (071) 9167299.

Further details in relation to the N4 Project can be viewed at the following website: 

https://www.n4realignment.ie/

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