Night Time Temporary Closing of Roads

Monaghan County Council intends to close the following road in the Municipal Districts of Carrickmacross-Castleblayney, Ballybay- Clones and Monaghan in County Monaghan.


Dates of Closure:            Sunday 24th March 2024 – Friday 5th April 2024

Road Closed:                    N2 Castleblayney Bypass – from the townland of Moy Otra (Clontibret N2 Junction) to the townland of Tullyvin  (Castleblayney-N53 Roundabout). Closure will be implemented on one direction only at any point in time.

Times:                                Northbound 9pm – 6am

                                            Southbound 9pm – 6am


To Facilitate:                     Essential maintenance/renewal/safety measure works.

Diversion Routes:           Main Diversion via Old N2 (LP3444) at Clontibret Village through

Annayalla Village and Castleblayney Town, then accessing the N2 via the

N53 and vice versa. Diversions will be in place for the duration of the closure.

Every effort will be made to minimise delays.

 Any interested person may lodge an objection to the closing of the above-mentioned roads with the Head of Roads, Monaghan County Council, MTEK II Building, Knockaconny, Monaghan Tuesday 5th March 2024.  Any objections must be clearly marked on envelope “Objection to Road Closure”.

This notice complies with the Roads Act 1993 (Section 75)


Kevin West

A / Senior Engineer

Transport, Community and Rural Development

29th February 2024