Road closures announced for Northwest 10K

A NUMBER of road closures will be in place to facilitate the 27th Northwest 10K this coming Bank Holiday Monday.

The fundraising event starts at 11am, and takes place in the environs of Letterkenny urban area. It attracts huge numbers each year.

Gardaí have said traffic restrictions and road closures will be in place.


Roads to be closed: Pearse Road from Rosemount Lane; Canal Road one lane closed; Oliver Plunkett Street to Rosemount Lane one lane closed; Port Road inbound lane closed; N56 from Polestar Roundabout to Ballyraine Campus one lane closed; R940 Ramelton Road from Aldi to Oatfield Roundabout one lane closed; Oatfield Roundabout to Station Roundabout R229 one lane closed; and Main Street will be open but will be subject to slow traffic during race.

Alternative Routes: Port Road inbound traffic via N56 from Polestar Roundabout to Ballyraine Campus then R940 Ramelton Road onto R229 to Station Roundabout.

Main Street: High Road to New Line Road onto College Road to Convent Road.

Details of these road closures will also be posted on our Facebook page in advance of the event.

A garda spokesperson said: “Motorists are requested to comply with Garda and steward directions to ensure the safety of all participants. Best of luck to all participants. We thank you in advance for your co-operation.”

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