S.I. No. 170/1981 - Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Monaghan) Regulations, 1981.


S.I. No. 170 of 1981.

ROAD TRAFFIC (SPEED LIMITS) (COUNTY OF MONAGHAN) REGULATIONS, 1981.

The Minister for the Environment in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 5 and 45 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 (No. 24 of 1961) and section 46 of the said Act as amended by section 25 of the Road Traffic Act, 1968 (No. 25 of 1968) hereby makes the following Regulations:—

1 Citation.

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Monaghan) Regulations, 1981.

2 Commencement.

2. These Regulations shall come into operation on the 25th day of May 1981.

3 Interpretation.

3. In these Regulations save where the context otherwise requires

"the Act" means the Road Traffic Act, 1961 ;

"road" means a public road;

"perimeter road" means a road on and along the roadway of which there runs the boundary of a county or other borough, an urban district or a town;

"special speed limit" and "built-up area speed limit" have the meanings respectively assigned to them in Part IV of the Act;

"distance" means distance as measured along the centre line of a road.

4 Built-up area speed limit.

4. (1) Each of the roads described in the First Schedule to these Regulations is hereby declared not to be a public road in a built-up area for the purposes of section 45 of the Act.

(2) Each of the roads described in the Second Schedule to these Regulations is hereby declared to be a public road in a built-up area for the purposes of section 45 of the Act.

5 Special speed limit.

5. Forty miles per hour shall be the speed limit for mechanically propelled vehicles on the roads specified in the Third Schedule to these Regulations.

6 Exceptions.

6. There shall be excepted from the special speed limit. prescribed in article 5 of these Regulations and from the built-up area speed limit the following:—

( a ) ambulances,

( b ) fire brigade vehicles, and

( c ) vehicles used by members of the Garda Síochána in the performance of their duties as such members.

7 Revocation.

7. The Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Monaghan) Regulations, 1977 ( S.I. No. 110 of 1977 ) are hereby revoked.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Roads declared not to be public roads in a built-up area for the purposes of section 45 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 .

1. The following road in the town of Ballybay:—

The Monaghan Road for a distance of 109 metres from the town boundary.

2. The following roads in the Urban District of Carrickmacross:—

( a ) The Shercock Road for a distance of 160 metres eastwards from the point where the urban district boundary intersects the southern side of the road.

( b ) The Mullanarry Road for a distance of 379 metres from the urban district boundary.

( c ) The Lurgans Road between the urban district boundary and a point 22 metres south-west of its junction with the Mullanarry Road.

3. The following roads in the Urban District of Castleblayney:—

( a ) The First Bree Road for a distance of 130 metres from the point where the urban district boundary intersects the south-western side of the road.

( b ) The Keady Road for a distance of 110 metres from the urban district boundary.

4. The following roads in the Urban district of Clones:—

( a ) Mullanamoy Lane, Lisnaroe Lane, River Lane.

( b ) The Cavan Road for a distance of 505 metres from the urban district boundary.

5. The following roads in the Urban District of Monaghan:—

( a ) The Latlorcan Road, The Armagh Road.

( b ) The Clones Road for a distance of 713 metres from the point where the urban district boundary intersects the northern side of the road.

( c ) The Milltown Road between the point where the urban district boundary intersects the southern side of the road and a point 18 metres north-west of its junction with Rope Walk.

( d ) The Castleblayney Road between the urban district boundary and a point 25 metres north-west of its junction with the Latlorcan Road.

( e ) The Coolshannagh Road for a distance of 244 metres from the urban district boundary.

( f ) The Emyvale Road for a distance of 450 metres from the urban district boundary.

( g ) The Killygowan Road for a distance of 100 metres from its junction with the Ballybay Road.

( h ) The Scotstown Road for a distance of 800 metres from the point where the urban district boundary intersects the southern side of the road.

( i ) The Ballybay Road for a distance of 315 metres from the urban district boundary.

( j ) The Old Armagh Road for a distance of 160 metres from the point where the urban district boundary intersects the south-eastern side of the road.

( k ) The Tullyhirm Road between the urban district boundary and a point 30 metres south-east of its junction with the Emyvale Road.

( l ) The Newbliss Road where the said road is a perimeter road.

( m ) The Rossmore Park Road for a distance of 250 metres from its junction with the Newbliss Road.

( n ) The Dunsinare Road for a distance of 30 metres from the urban district boundary.

SECOND SCHEDULE

Roads declared to be public roads in a built-up area for the purposes of section 45 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 .

1. The following roads adjacent to the town of Ballybay:—

( a ) O'Duffy Terrace.

( b ) The Carrickmacross Road from the boundary of the town of Ballybay to a point 137 metres north-west of its junction with the Creeve Road.

( c ) The Castleblayney Road for a distance of 420 metres from the point where the boundary of the town of Ballybay intersects the southern side of the road.

( d ) The Clones Road for a distance of 190 metres from the boundary of the town of Ballybay.

( e ) The Cootehill Road for a distance of 145 metres from its junction with the Carrickmacross Road.

2. The following roads at Bellanode:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Scotstown road between a point 75 metres east of its junction with the Lemaculla Road and a point 50 metres west of its junction with the Rosslea Road.

( b ) The Rosslea Road for a distance of 80 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Scotstown road.

( c ) The Smithborough Road for a distance of 75 metres from its junction with the Rosslea Road.

( d ) The Lemaculla Road between its junction with the Monaghan-Scotstown road and a point 5 metres south of its junction with Carrowhatta Lane.

3. The following roads adjacent to the Urban District of Carrickmacross:—

( a ) The Horse Hill Road.

( b ) The Magheraboy Road where the said road is a perimeter road.

( c ) The Kingscourt Road where the said road is a perimeter road.

( d ) The Castleblayney Road for a distance of 310 metres from the boundary of the urban district of Carrickmacross.

( e ) The Ballybay Road for a distance of 137 metres from its junction with the Castleblayney Road.

( f ) The Ardee Road for a distance of 590 metres from the point where the boundary of the urban district of Carrickmacross intersects the western side of the road.

( g ) The Crossmaglen Road for a distance of 247 metres from the point where the boundary of the urban district of Carrickmacross intersects the northern side of the road.

( h ) The Dundalk Road for a distance of 20 metres from the boundary of the urban district of Carrickmacross.

4. The following roads adjacent to the Urban District of Castleblayney:—

( a ) The Connabury Road for a distance of 405 metres from the boundary of the urban district of Castleblayney.

( b ) The Monaghan Road for a distance of 330 metres from the point where the boundary of the urban district of Castleblayney intersects the north-eastern side of the road.

( c ) The Carrickmacross Road for a distance of 430 metres from the boundary of the urban district of Castleblayney.

( d ) The Dundalk Road for a distance of 360 metres from its junction with the Carrickmacross Road.

( e ) The Shercock Road between its junction with the Old Ballybay Road and a point 35 metres north of its junction with the Tattygar Road.

( f ) The Old Ballybay Road where the said road is a perimeter road.

( g ) The Second Bree Road for a distance of 375 metres from its junction with the Shercock Road.

5. The following roads adjacent to the Urban District of Clones:—

( a ) The Scotshouse Road for a distance of 475 metres from the boundary of the urban district of Clones.

( b ) The Newtownbutler Road for a distance of 140 metres from the boundary of the urban district of Clones.

( c ) The Rosslea Road for a distance of 100 metres from the boundary of the urban district of Clones.

6. The following roads at Doohamlet:—

( a ) The Ballybay-Castleblayney road between a point 510 metres west of its junction with the Clonaneor Road and a point 90 metres east of the said junction.

( b ) The Clonaneor Road for a distance of 40 metres from its junction with the Ballybay-Castleblayney road.

( c ) The Rossollus Road for a distance of 45 metres from its junction with the Ballybay-Castleblayney road.

7. The following roads at Drum:—

( a ) The Clones-Cootehill road between a point 680 metres north-west of its junction with the Rockcorry Road and a point 265 metres south-east of the said junction.

( b ) The Newbliss Road for a distance of 280 metres from its junction with the Clones-Cootehill road.

( c ) The Rockcorry Road for a distance of 550 metres from its junction with the Clones-Cootehill road.

( d ) The road connecting the Rockcorry Road with the Newbliss Road.

( e ) The Violet Brae Road for a distance of 70 metres from its junction with the Clones-Cootehill road.

8. The following roads at Emyvale:—

( a ) The Dublin-Derry road between a point 275 metres south of its junction with the Glaslough Road and a point 247 metres north-west of its junction with the Mullan Road.

( b ) The Glaslough Road for a distance of 315 metres from its junction with the Dublin-Derry road.

( c ) The Mullan Road for a distance of 120 metres from its junction with the Dublin-Derry road.

( d ) The McCready Mills Road for a distance of 70 metres from its junction with the Dublin-Derry road.

( e ) Market House Lane Road for a distance of 225 metres from its junction with the Dublin-Derry road.

( f ) The Mill Race Road.

9. The following roads at Glaslough:—

( a ) Main Street, Barrack Road.

( b ) The Monaghan-Emyvale road between a point 410 metres south of its junction with Main Street and a point 30 metres west of its junction with the Caledon Road.

( c ) The Caledon Road for a distance of 40 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Emyvale road.

10. The following roads at Inishkeen:—

( a ) The Essexford-Louth road between a point 520 metres west of its junction with the Blackstaff Road and a point 300 metres south-east of the said junction.

( b ) The Blackstaff Road for a distance of 410 metres from its junction with the Essexford-Louth road.

11. The following road at Lough Egish:—

The Ballybay-Carrickmacross road between a point 30 metres east of its junction with the Castleblayney Road and a point 550 metres south-east of the said junction.

12. The following roads at Newbliss:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Drum road between a point 140 metres north-east of its junction with the Ballybay Road and a point 50 metres south-east of its junction with the Hazel Brae Road.

( b ) The Killeevan Road for a distance of 145 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Drum road.

( c ) The Ballybay Road for a distance of 45 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Drum road.

( d ) The Scotshouse Road for a distance of 240 metres from its junction with Monaghan-Drum road.

( e ) The Hazel Brae Road for a distance of 5 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Drum road.

13. The following roads at Rockcorry:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Cootehill road between a point 385 metres north-east of its junction with the Newbliss Road and a point 190 metres south-west of its junction with the Ballybay Road.

( b ) The Newbliss Road for a distance of 110 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Cootehill road.

( c ) The Ballybay Road for a distance of 102 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Cootehill road.

( d ) The Old Road for a distance of 445 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Cootehill road.

14. The following roads at Scotshouse:—

( a ) The Clones-Ballyhaise road between a point 355 metres north-east of its junction with the Belturbet Road and a point 270 metres south of the said junction.

( b ) The Belturbet Road for a distance of 70 metres from its junction with the Clones-Ballyhaise road.

( c ) The Creamery Road for a distance of 220 metres from its junction with Clones-Ballyhaise road.

15. The following roads at Scotstown:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Knockatallon road between a point 465 metres south-east of its junction with the Tedavnet Road and a point 185 metres north-west of the said junction.

( b ) The Tedavnet Road for a distance of 730 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Knockatallon road.

( c ) The Smithborough Road for a distance of 200 metres from its junction with Monaghan-Knockatallon road.

( d ) The Gola Road for a distance of 165 metres from its junction with Monaghan-Knockatallon road.

16. The following roads at Smithborough:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Clones road between a point 202 metres north-east of its junction with the Rosslea Road and a point 183 metres south-west of the said junction.

( b ) The Rosslea Road for a distance of 101 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Clones road.

17. The following roads at Tedavnet:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Clogher road between a point 40 metres south-west of its junction with the Scotstown Road and a point 10 metres north-east of its junction with the Emyvale Road.

( b ) The Scotstown Road for a distance of 115 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Clogher road.

( c ) The Emyvale Road for a distance of 80 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Clogher road.

( d ) The Monaghan (Back) Road for a distance of 55 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Clogher road.

18. The following roads at Three Mile House:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Newbliss road between a point 315 metres east of its junction with the Corcaghan Road and a point 275 metres south-west of the said junction.

( b ) The Corcaghan Road for a distance of 110 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Newbliss road.

( c ) The Church Road for a distance of 230 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Newbliss road.

( d ) The Drumguill Road for a distance of 5 metres from its junction with the Church Road.

THIRD SCHEDULE

Roads in respect of which a special speed limit of 40 m.p.h. is prescribed.

1. The following roads at Annayalla:

( a ) The Monaghan-Castleblayney road between a point 295 metres north-west of its junction with the Cremartin Road and a point 360 metres south-east of the said junction.

( b ) The Cremartin Road for a distance of 90 metres from its junction with the Castleblayney-Monaghan road.

( c ) The Keady Road for a distance of 65 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Castleblayney road.

2. The following road adjacent to the town of Ballybay:—

The Carrickmacross Road between a point 137 metres north-west of its junction with the Creeve Road and a point 64 metres south-east of the said junction.

3. The following roads in and adjacent to the Urban District of Carrickmacross:—

( a ) The Shercock Road between a point 160 metres east of the point where the boundary of the urban district of Carrickmacross intersects the southern side of the road and a point 60 metres north-west of the said intersection.

( b ) The Castleblayney Road between a point 310 metres north of the boundary of the urban district of Carrickmacross and a point 630 metres north of the said boundary.

( c ) The Ballybay Road between a point 137 metres north-west of its junction with the Castleblayney Road and a point 685 metres north-west of the said junction.

( d ) The Drumcondra Road for a distance of 240 metres from its junction with the Ardee Road.

( e ) The Dundalk Road between a point 20 metres south-east of the boundary of the urban district of Carrickmacross and a point 1115 metres south-east of the said boundary.

( f ) The Killanny Road for a distance of 55 metres from its junction with the Dundalk Road.

4. The following roads in and adjacent to the Urban District of Castleblayney:—

( a ) The Carrickmacross Road between a point 430 metres south of the boundary of the urban district of Castleblayney and a point 690 metres south of the said boundary.

( b ) The Monaghan Road between a point 330 metres north-west of the point where the boundary of the urban district of Castleblayney intersects the north-eastern side of the road and a point 810 metres north-west of the said intersection.

( c ) The Dundalk Road between a point 360 metres east of its junction with the Carrickmacross Road and a point 1030 metres south-east of the said junction.

5. The following roads at Clontibret:—

( a ) The Monaghan-Castleblayney road between a point 410 metres north-west of its junction with the Carrickaderry Road and a point 190 metres south-east of its junction with the Keady Road.

( b ) The Carrickaderry Road for a distance of 90 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Castleblayney road.

( c ) The Scotchcorner Road for a distance of 5 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Castleblayney road.

( d ) The Keady Road for a distance of 45 metres from its junction with the Monaghan-Castleblayney road.

6. The following roads in and adjacent to the Urban District of Monaghan:—

( a ) The Armagh Road between its junction with the Emyvale Road and a point 125 metres north-east of the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan.

( b ) The Castleblayney Road between a point 25 metres north-west of its junction with the Latlorcan Road and a point 100 metres south-east of the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan.

( c ) The Ballybay Road between a point 315 metres north-west of the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan and a point 80 metres south-east of the said boundary.

( d ) The Clones Road between a point 713 metres north-east of the point where the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan intersects the northern side of the road and a point 170 metres west of the said intersection.

( e ) The Newbliss Road between its junction with the Clones Road and a point 50 metres north-east of the point where the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan intersects the south-eastern side of the road.

( f ) The Scotstown Road between a point 800 metres east of the point where the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan intersects the southern side of the road and a point 260 metres east of the said intersection.

( g ) The Latlorcan Road between its junction with the Castleblayney Road and a point 175 metres south-east of the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan.

( h ) The Rossmore Park Road for a distance of 250 metres from its junction with the Newbliss Road.

( i ) The Emyvale Road between a point 450 metres south of the boundary of the urban district of Monaghan and a point 145 metres north of the said boundary.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment

this 11th day of May, 1981.

RAPHAEL P. BURKE.

Minister for the Environment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

These Regulations replace the Road Traffic (Speed Limits) (County of Monaghan) Regulations, 1977 ( S.I. No. 110 of 1977 ) and alter the speed limits applicable to certain roads in County Monaghan.

The Regulations exclude the public roads mentioned in the First Schedule from the scope of the built-up area speed limit of 30 m.p.h. prescribed by section 45 of the Road Traffic Act, 1961 thus enabling a special speed limit of 40 m.p.h. to be applied to some of these roads.

The Regulations declare that the roads mentioned in the Second Schedule, which would otherwise be outside the scope of the built-up area speed limit of 30 m.p.h., shall be subject to that limit.

The Regulations prescribe a speed limit of 40 m.p.h. in respect of the public roads mentioned in the Third Schedule.

Ambulances, fire brigade vehicles and Garda Síochána vehicles while being used in the course of duty are excepted from all speed limits by the Regulations.