Years of roadworks on horizon for N11 users, as third lane proposed

Traffic volumes along the stretch have almost doubled over the last two decades.

Years of roadworks on horizon for N11 users, as third lane proposed

Commuters heading into Dublin face years of road works as a third lane is proposed for the M11/N11.

Traffic volumes along the stretch have almost doubled over the last two decades.

A second phase of public consultation is to get underway tomorrow on proposals for a major upgrade of the road between the m50/N11 merge and Coyne's Cross in Wicklow according to the Irish Times.

Since the Glen of the Downs was widened, the number of cars has risen from 25,000 a day in 1999 to 53,000 last year - swelling to 78,000 when it hits the Dublin border.

A third lane has been proposed in plans, running for 10kms from the m50 merge to south of Kilmacanogue.

It would also see a redesign of junctions and the closure of a number of access roads.

There are also calls for an express bus lane to be added.

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