Saturday 6 February 2016

Morning commuters told to avoid Dublin's M50 due to extremely heavy traffic

Published 06/06/2014 | 09:27

Dublin's M50
Dublin's M50

Motorists on their morning commute in Dublin faced up to hour-long delays on the M50 this morning.

An incident which involved a truck over-turning on the ramp from the N7/Naas Road shortly after 6am has resulted in heavy traffic.

The lane has since re-opened but traffic remained heavy for hours, and is only now getting back to normality

“No improvement on M50 southbound; delays now from after J4 Ballymun to J9 Red Cow,” AA Roadwatch reported at 9am.

There wereup to hour-long delays on the M50 southbound from J3 M1 to J6 Blanchardstown.

Emergency services also closed one lane of the M50 southbound at Junction 9 for the Red Cow, although that has since opened.

Meanwhile, there was also a breakdown on the M50 southbound at J6 Blanchardstown blocking the right lane. The breakdown has been cleared delays remained for a time.

AA Roadwatch also report it to be 'very slow' to exit the M50 northbound at J7 Lucan onto the N4 outbound.


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