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9th April 2021

Traffic Survey - 12/04/2021 to 26/04/2021

Limerick City and County Council is conducting a traffic survey to support the design of the N21 Newcastle West and N21 Abbeyfeale Road Schemes from 12/04/2021 to the 26/04/2021

The survey involves the installation of Automatic Traffic Counters at 14 locations around Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale and a video Junction Turning Count survey of pedestrian and vehicle movements at one junction in Abbeyfeale.

Installation of the traffic counters will begin on Sunday 11th April. They will be in place for two weeks. The Junction Turning Count survey equipment will be installed on Monday 12th April and removed on Wednesday 14th April.

The survey equipment does not hinder traffic movement in any way.

Nationwide Data Collection Ltd. (NDC) have been engaged by the Council to carry out the survey.

All data is used for the statistical purpose of quantifying vehicle and pedestrian movements only.


8th March 2021

The public consultation period for the route options for the N21 Newcastle West Road Scheme ended on the 5th March 2021. We would like to thank all those who sent submissions and/or participated in the process. All information received will be taken into consideration in the process of arriving at a preferred route.

Should you have any queries in relation to the scheme please contact the project team using the contact details provided under “Contact Us”.


17th February 2021

The Public Consultation period has been extended to 05th March 2021. Submissions will be accepted up to this date.

Additionally, the call-back period has been extended to 26th February 2021. Members of the public can request a consultation with a member of the project team by calling the booking phone line on 087 057 3813.


12th February 2021

The call-back period has been extended for the Public Consultation by an additional week to 19th February 2021. Members of the public can request a consultation with a member of the project team by calling the booking phone line on 087 057 3813.


22nd January 2021

Public Consultation
Limerick City and County Council is progressing the development of the N21 Abbeyfeale Road Scheme in partnership with Kerry County Council, Transport Infrastructure Ireland and the Department of Transport. Improved accessibility between the Mid-West and South West regions and the Atlantic Economic Corridor is identified as a major enabler for balanced regional development in the National Planning Framework and is a key element in the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 Strategy.

The aim of the scheme is to ...