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Roadworks and closures

Transportation Annual Works Programme

The Transportation Annual Works Programme provides funding and investment for the continued maintenance and improvement in our public road network in Co Westmeath.


How to find latest roadworks, road closures, diversions and traffic restrictions in Westmeath; including our programmes of works.


Current Road Closures and Diversions

Current Road Closures and Diversions
Area affected   Details of closure or disruption   End of disruption

• Grand Parade
• Carey Bridge
• Dominick Street
• Oliver Plunkett Street
• The Market Square
• Pearse Street
• Austin Friar Street
• Millmount Junction

St. Patricks Day Parade 2023.

Detour Signage will be in place.


These roads shall be closed on the 17th March 2023 between the hours of 12 noon and 6pm.

Mardyke Street, adjacent to R915 and R446

To facilitate Athlone Town Centre Public Realm Enhancement works at Mardyke Street.

Westbound traffic will be diverted South on R915 and diverted West on R446.

Diversion routes will be signposted. 

Friday 4th August 2023

L8009 & L8010 Clonown road, Athlone

To facilitate the construction of flood defences in Athlone, Co Westmeath.

The Proposed diversion route previously advertised has been amended as follows:

Diversion Available:

Diversion will be via the L2034(Togher Road, Co. Roscommon), R446(Old Galway Road), L4013(Magazine Road), L8008(Canal Banks), L8011(Deerpark Road) and vice versa.

Diversion will be signposted.

Periodically between 25th April 2022 and 31st December 2022