Saturday 17 March 2018

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

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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