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Temporary Closure L 1005 Newtownforbes to Cahanagh

Longford County Council hereby gives notice that it proposes to close the road described hereunder

Road to be Closed

Dates of Closure

Hours of Closure

L-1005 Newtownforbes to Cahanagh Cross

November 1st to November 12th 2021 as required by progress of works


Detour Route

From Newtownforbes

Traffic to be diverted towards Longford Town via the N4. At the N4/ R198 Red Cow Roundabout, take the first exit onto the R198 Drumlish/Arvagh Road

From Cahanagh Cross

Traffic to be diverted towards Longford Town via the R198. Take the third exit from the Red Cow Roundabout to Newtownforbes

The Junction of the L-1005 with the N4 at Newtownforbes will be fully closed to traffic. No access will be facilitated at this junction during the hours of the road closure.

 Local access on the L-1005 will be maintained between Cahanagh Cross and the St Mary’s Church Car Park. 

Any Person wishing to make a submission in relation to the proposed temporary road closure must lodge the submission, in writing, with the undersigned not later than 12 Noon on Friday October 22nd 2021

This closure is to facilitate pavement improvement works on the N4 in Newtownforbes village.