Changes to speed limits on sections of the N86 Dingle – Tralee Road come into effect today.
A Road Works Speed Limit Order is required to facilitate the construction of the N86 Lispole to Baile na Saoir Lower and Ballygarret to Camp Road Improvement Scheme.
The Road Works Speed Limit to be applied is 50 kilometre per hour and will remain in place for 12 months.
In accordance with Section 10 of the Road Traffic Act, 2004 the speed limit on the section from Lispole to Baile na Saoir Lower and Ballygarret to Camp Road is to be reduced to 50 km per hour from today.
The speed restriction will remain in place until January 29 of next year (2018).
Road Works Speed Limit Orders have also been made on a number of local roads in the area, namely the L-12096, the L-8071, the L-12098, the L-12243, the L-12107, L-12104 and L-12244, in the interest of road safety.
These local roads include access to areas including Gragiue, Bánóg, Mountoven, Baile an Cnochán and Garraí na dTur.
Representations regarding the changes may be made in writing to Kerry County Council’s Director of Operations Charlie O’Sullivan.
The Road Works Speed Limit Order is to facilitate works as part of the N86 Road Improvement Scheme.