Temporary closure of the M1 motorway between junction 5 and junction 7

August 8, 2018 0

Fingal County Council has made an order temporarily closing the northbound and southbound carriageway of the M1 Motorway between Junction 5 and Junction 7. This closure is to facilitate resurfacing roadworks. The road will be closed on the following dates and times: 

  • Northbound: 12th August 2018 to 22nd September 2018, from 9.30pm until 5.30am each night, excluding Saturday nights.
  • Southbound: 9th September 2018 to 20th October 2018, from 10.00pm until 5.30am each night, excluding Saturday nights.

Alternative routes available for vehicular traffic are as follows:

Diversion for traffic travelling Southbound (Closure at Junction 7)

  • Take Junction 7 (Julianstown) exit slip.
  • Take 1st exit from roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road and travel south towards Balbriggan.
  • Take 3rd exit from first roundabout in Balbriggan to Fingal Bay Business Park.
  • Take 1st exit from 3rd roundabout onto R122 Naul Road.
  • Take M1 Junction 6 southbound merge.

Diversion for traffic travelling Southbound (Closure at Junction 6)

  • Take Junction 6 (Balbriggan North) exit slip.
  • Take 1st exit from roundabout onto R122 Naul Road and travel towards Balbriggan.
  • Take 2nd exit from 1st roundabout to Fingal Bay Business Park.
  • Take 3rd exit from 3rd roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road travelling south.
  • Take 2nd exit from 2nd roundabout at M1 Business Park.
  • Take M1 Junction 5 southbound merge.

Diversion for traffic travelling Northbound (Closure at Junction 5)

  • Take Junction 5 (Balbriggan South) exit slip.
  • Take 3rd exit from roundabout towards M1 Business Park.
  • Take 1st exit at 2nd roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road and travel north towards Balbriggan.
  • Take 1st exit from 2nd roundabout to Fingal Bay Business Park.
  • Take 1st exit from 3rd roundabout onto R122 Naul Road.
  • Take M1 Junction 6 northbound merge.

Diversion for traffic travelling Northbound (Closure at Junction 6)

  • Take Junction 6 (Balbriggan North) exit slip.
  • Take 3rd exit from roundabout onto R122 Naul Road and travel towards Balbriggan.
  • Take 2nd exit at 2nd roundabout to Fingal Bay Business Park.
  • Take 1st exit from 3rd roundabout onto R132 Balbriggan Road and travel north.
  • Take freeflow slip for M1 Junction 7 City north.
  • Take M1 Junction 7 northbound merge.

Fingal County Council regrets any inconvenience caused in relation to this matter.