Heartlands Rally – Notice of Intention


SECTION 75, ROADS ACT 1993

(Road Regulations 1994)

NOTICE OF INTENTION – Amendment

 In accordance with the provisions of Section 75 of the above Act and Article 12 of the Roads Regulations, 1994, Laois County Council hereby serves notice that it is intended to temporarily close the following roads in the vicinity of Raheen and Deerpark between 09.00a.m and 19.00 p.m. on 10th June, 2018. The closure is necessary to facilitate the Heartlands Rally for Laois Rally Sports Club. The following is a list of roads which are to be closed:-

Stage 1

L-6695-21, L-6695-0, L-2694-0, L26801-22, L-26801-0, L-2680-0, L-5677-19, L5677-11, L-5678-0, L-6691-9, L-6693-0, L-5675-0, L-5674-0

Stage 2

L-6114-0, L2110-29, L-2110-0, R-423-129, L-21101-0, L-21008-0, L-60982-0, L-6020-0, L-6019-0, L-2018-68

Also Main Street, Portlaoise will be closed to vehicles from 18:00pm to 21:00pm on Saturday 9th June 2018 from the Courthouse to junction with Church Avenue. There will be no access onto Main Street from any vehicular lanes.

The Laois Rally Sports Club will be erecting the appropriate signage and arranging manned points to divert traffic to the alternative route. Local access will be provided in emergencies.  A map indicating the routes to be closed and the alternative routes will be available for inspection at  www.laois.ie and Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise.  Participants of the rally will not be permitted to view the maps.

Any person wishing to object to the proposed road closure should do so in writing to the Administrative Officer, Roads Section, Laois County Council, not later than 4.00 pm on Tuesday 6th June 2018.