Road closures for the Waterford Viking Marathon

Road closures will be temporarily in place for the 10th annual Waterford Viking Marathon this weekend.

Waterford City and Council has advised that the closures will take effect on Saturday and Sunday:

6pm Saturday to 9pm Sunday: 
• Grattan Quay (L1000) From Bridge Street to Water’s Gate

• Suir Street (L15001)


Sunday 6am to 10.30am:
• The Mall, Waterford (R680)
• Parnell Street (R680)
• John Street, Johnstown (R860) from its junction with Parnell Street (R680) to the Junction with Waterside (L90362)
• Waterside (L90362)
• Catherine Street (R708)

Sunday 9am to 10am: 
• Bridge Street (R686) 9.00am to 10.00am

Sunday 9.30am to 11.00am:

• The L44112 from its junction with the L4411 Old Kilmeaden Road. (Local access will be maintained on this road).
• Butlerstown North L4041 (Local Access Only)


Sunday 10am to 2pm:

• Lissahane (L4015) From Carrols Cross to Greenway Crossing
• Ardeenloun Crossing (L8019) From N25 Cork Road to Greenway Crossing.

Sunday 9am to 2pm:

• Whelans Bridge Road (L4411) Closed at junction of Ballyduff East
(L8029) and Lacka Road (L4036) to junction of Outer Ring Road
(R710). Local Access Only.
• The Greenway from access point at Bilberry to Carroll’s Cross

Outbound Lane Closures 

Outbound Lane on the Quay from Tower Hotel to Rice Bridge 8am to 10am: 
• R680 Parade Quay
• R680 Custom House Quay
• R680 Coal Quay
• R680 Meagher’s Quay
• R680 Merchants Quay

Outbound Lane closures from Rice Bridge (R680) in the direction of the N25, 8.00am to 10.00am

Outbound Lane closures from Sallypark to N25 8am to 11am

  • Sallypark (R448) to Newrath Roundabout and from Newrath Roundabout
    on the R861 to Roundabout No. 12 at Grannagh and onto N5.

Outbound Lane Closures in County Kilkenny 8am to 10.30am

  • A lane of the outbound carriageway of the R448 from Sallypark (at County Bounds) to Newrath Roundabout and a lane of the outbound carriageway of the R861 from Newrath Roundabout to Roundabout no. 12 at Grannagh and onto N25 westbound.

Traffic Disruption on the following roads in Waterford City 8am to 10.30am

• R861
• Roundabout No 12 on M9/N24/N25 at Grannagh
• N25 at the Toll Plaza

Traffic disruption on the following roads in County Kilkenny 8.30am to 10.30am
• R448/R861 Newrath Roundabout

Traffic disruption on the following roads in Waterford City (Detours in place) 8.30am to 2pm

• L4039 Bawnfune
• R680 Cork Road
• R710 Outer Ring Road
• L1509 Old Kilmeaden Road
• R686 Bridge Street

Diversions will be in place on the day and local access will be maintained.

More here on the Waterford Viking Marathon.