The new M17/18 Gort to Tuam is scheduled to open on the 27th September. As part of the preparatory works, N6 Operations are replacing some of the existing signage on the M6 motorway network to better direct road users towards the M17/18.

To safely carry out these works the Motorway will be closed Eastbound from Coolagh Roundabout to J19 Glennascaul/Oranmore for 3no. night. The works are scheduled to start at 21:00 on Monday 18th September. The closures will be in place each night between 21:00 and 06:00.

 

The current program for the works is as follows:

  • Monday 18th September – Motorway Closure Eastbound from Coolagh Roundabout to J19 Oranmore (21:00 to 06:00).
  • Tuesday 19th September – Motorway Closure Eastbound from Coolagh Roundabout to J19 Oranmore (21:00 to 06:00).
  • Wednesday 20th September – Motorway Closure Eastbound from Coolagh Roundabout to J19 Oranmore (21:00 to 06:00).

 

A full diversion will be in place for each closure, via the R446 (Martin Roundabout to Maldron Hotel Roundabout) and the N18 (Maldron Hotel Roundabout to J19).

 

In addition to the works described above, in the coming weeks, Lane 1 Closures will take place Westbound between J17 Athenry and Coolagh Roundabout. These lane closures will be take place during the day and 1no. lane will remain open at all times during this phase of the works.