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Temporary Road Closure R494 Birdhill to Ballina Road, Co Tipperary

21 July 2023

Road Closure Notice in respect Killaloe Bypass, Shannon Bridge Crossing & R494 Improvement Scheme for the demolition and reconstruction of the railway bridge on the R494, Ballina to Birdhill Road Co. Tipperary.

Temporary Closing of Road

Roads Act, 1993-2015,

(Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993)

Roads Regulations, 1994


Road to be Closed:

The R494 from its junction with the R496 to Birdhill Roundabout.

The road will be fully closed 300m north of the Birdhill roundabout to 30m south of the Shannonside Business Park.


Period of Closure:

12:00hrs on Friday 04 August 2023 to 18:00hrs on Friday 03 May 2024.


Alternative Routes:

Traffic travelling from Birdhill will be diverted via the R445. Traffic will take a left onto the R496 at Ayrestown towards Ballina.

Traffic travelling from Ballina will be diverted via the R496. Traffic will the take a right onto the R445 towards Birdhill Village.

Diversions will be clearly signposted.


Reason for Closure:

To facilitate the demolition and construction of a new Railway Bridge (ST03) and to facilitate R494 Road Construction.


Page last updated: 21/07/23

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