My colleague Cllr Brian Dennehy and I have received a notice from Fingal County Council in relation to an application has been received from Lusk Athletic Club for permission to temporarily close roads in the Lusk area for the purpose of holding a 4 Mile Road Race.
It is proposed that the roads will be closed from 2.00pm to 5.00pm on Sunday 4th March 2018.
The roads in question are:
• Chapel Green
• Chapel Road
• Quickpenny Road from Chapel Green/Post Office Road to he junction with Man O War/ Ballough Road
• Skerries Road/R127 (junction of Station Road to Skerries Road Roundabout).
• Rathmore Road/ R127, Northbound Lane, (Skerries Road Roundabout to Station Road Roundabout).
• Station Road/ R128, from Station Road Roundabout to Dublin Road.
• Main Street
• Post Office Road
Alternative routes available for vehicular traffic are as follows:
Motorists on Chapel Road will not have access to Chapel Green.
Vehicles will need to divert via Church Road, Barrack Lane and Ministers Road to access the west side of the village.
Traffic wishing to use Quickpenny Road should use Ministers Road and Church Road to access the rest of the village.
Traffic that wishes to gain access to Lusk should divert to the R132 and enter Lusk via Ministers Road and Church Road.
Local access only for traffic to the Main Street or areas off the Main Street will be required to wait until there is a gap in the participants before being directed towards Skerries Road Roundabout.
It will not be possible to travel south on Main Street until all participants have completed the race.
Vehicular traffic from Lusk Village Housing Estate will be diverted to leave the estate via Raheny Roundabout out on to Rathmore Road/R127 when gaps appear among the participants.
Traffic wishing to access Skerries from the R127/Rathmore Road will have to travel via Rush.
Pedestrians, Emergency Vehicles and local access will be facilitated by local marshals.
Diversion signage and marshals will be in place for the duration of the closure.
Any person may lodge an objection online through the Consultation Portal, at https://consult.fingal.ie, or in writing to the Senior Executive Officer, Balbriggan Swords Operational
Area, Fingal County Council, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, to arrive no later than 4.00pm on Friday 9th February 2018.