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N51 Temporary Road Closures

Comhairle Chontae Na Mí & Comhairle Chontae Na h-Iarmhí
Meath County Council & Westmeath County Council
Roads Act 1993.
Road Regulations 1994.


TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ROAD
N51 from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath


Notice is hereby given that Meath County Council and Westmeath County Council have
made an order to close the N51 from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to Higginstown Co. Meath
between its junction with the L5512 Co. Westmeath and its junction with the L8007 Co.
Meath.


This closure is required to facilitate resurfacing works from Ballinn Co. Westmeath to
Higginstown Co. Meath.


DURATION
The temporary closure will involve 2 periods;


Period 1
The closure will be from 8.00am to 6.00pm each day from Monday 8th November to
Friday 26th November 2021 (3-week closure excluding Saturdays and Sundays).


Period 2
The closure will be for a 3-week period between the dates of Monday 14th February to
Friday 1st April 2022, 8.00am to 6.00pm each day, (3-week closure excluding Saturdays
and Sundays).


ALTERNATIVE ROUTES


Travelling Westbound:
In Athboy, turn right onto R154 and travel for a distance of 6.8km. At the R154/N52 junction turn
left onto N52 sign posted Delvin. Travel along the N52 for a distance of 12.2km returning back to
the N51/N52 junction in Delvin.


Travelling Eastbound:
In Delvin continue on the N52 for a distance of 12.2km to its junction with the R154. Turn right
onto R154 sign posted Athboy. Travel for a distance of 6.8km returning back to the R154/N51
junction in Athboy.


Diversion signs will be in place.

N51 Temporary Road Closures Map

 

Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 12/10/2021