Traffic restrictions in Dublin as Port Tunnel run takes place

first_imgThe run was previously held in 2006 – the year Dublin Port Tunnel was officially opened.It’s being held in collaboration with Focus Ireland this year. It’s hoped up to €150,000 can be raised to help the charity’s work combatting and preventing homelessness.According to the promotional material:This year, the event will be run by a professional event partner, Elite Event Management who promise to bring the dynamic urban vibe of the Dublin streets, under the city to provide an exciting and unique opportunity for the large population of runners in Ireland to run in the Dublin Tunnel.You can find more info on the course at the event website here. Read: Costing €15 million and stretching 46km, Ireland’s longest off-road walkway opens today >Read: ‘Job done’: UKIP’s only MP has quit the party > Short URL Sunday 26 Mar 2017, 12:30 AM It will be closed from 5.30am until 3pm today.Outside of that, the road closures are minimal – but there a few changes, namely:An alternated light sequence at the junction of East Wall Road and Tolka Quay RoadAn altered light sequence on the slip road from Promenade Road to East Wall RoadBoth altered light sequences will have Gardaí stationed at them and additional persons placed along the road at Promenade Road and East Wall RoadAnd don’t forget:This is the night the clocks go forward.Check in time for competitors is from 7.00am, and the race itself starts at 9.30am. You can leave your bag in the designated area at the Urban Village & you can pick it up back here using your race number. #tunnelrun2017 pic.twitter.com/ifrpHOSiBn— Underground Run (@UndergroundRuns) March 25, 2017 Traffic restrictions in Dublin as Port Tunnel run takes place If you’re making plans for today don’t forget – the clocks go forward too. 21,066 Views By Daragh Brophy THERE WILL BE a number of traffic restrictions in place in Dublin today as the Dublin Tunnel Underground Run takes place.The main thing to know about is the closure of the Port Tunnel: https://jrnl.ie/3306583 15 Comments Share11 Tweet Email1 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Source: Underground Run/Twitter Mar 26th 2017, 12:30 AM last_img

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