Motorists beware: N7/M7 westbound carriageway, J 9 (Naas North) on-slip temporarily closed from 11pm tonight

Traffic diversions in place: motorists diverted onto the N7 Eastbound at J 9 (Naas North) to exit at N7 J 8 (Johnstown)

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Motorway roadworks on the M7. Picture: Tony Keane

M7 Naas Newbridge By-Pass Upgrade

Kildare County Council has given notice of temporary off-peak (overnight) on-slip closure and diversion tonight, Tuesday 18 and tomorrow, Wednesday, June 19. 

From 11pm tonight,  on the N7/M7 Westbound carriageway, the Junction 9 (Naas North) on-slip will be temporarily closed, with traffic diverted onto the N7 Eastbound at Junction 9 (Naas North) to exit at N7 Junction 8 (Johnstown) and rejoin the N7 Westbound at Junction 8 (Johnstown) to continue their journey Westbound.

The slip lane will be reopened before 5am on Wednesday, 19 June.

This closure is necessary in order to facilitate essential works on the M7 Upgrade project.

Kildare County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.