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A 25km/h speed limit will apply on the M7 Dublin Limerick motorway this weekend

The M7 motorway

This weekend will see a 25km/h speed limit being put is on the busy M7M motorway from Dublin to Limerick  at Kildare this weekend.

A traffic update from gardaí said that the 25 km/h speed limit will be in place because the demolition of an overbridge e to allow for the construction of the new Osberstown Interchange Junction 9a between junctions 9 (Naas North) and Junction 10 (Naas South).

These demolition works will take place over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31.

This will affect traffic in both directions.

In order to safely carry out this demolition works and maintain M7 traffic in both directions, traffic will be directed around the area of the works via the newly constructed off/on slips of this new interchange.

A cautionary speed limit of 25km/h will be in place through the new roundabout.

Traffic will be directed onto the slips from 9pm on Friday, March 29. This arrangement will continue through the weekend with traffic running in two lanes on each carriageway during 6am to 10pm each day.

Before 6am on Monday, April 1 the demolition works will have been completed and traffic will return to normal.

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.