A Car Is Ablaze On The M50 While Traffic Chaos Looms In Dublin City Centre
Drivers and bus users beware...
There is total chaos on Dublin roads right now.
Drivers and bus users, here's all you need to know:
The M50 southbound is temporarily closed at J14 Leopardstown as emergency services deal with a car on fire in the hard shoulder.
Take care as visibility may be affected. Traffic is slow on approach.
DUBLIN: Car on fire in hard shoulder on M50 southbound at J14 Leopardstown. Take care as visibility may be affected. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) March 18, 2017
DUBLIN: M50 s'bound down to one lane between J14 Leopardstown and J15 Kilternan due to car on fire in hard shoulder. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) March 18, 2017
Memorial Road is closed both way due to a collision on Custom House Quay.
Diversions are in place for inbound traffic but expect major delays.
DUBLIN: Memorial Rd is now closed following a collision. Diversions are in place for inbound traffic on Amiens St via Sherrif St. theAA.ie— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) March 18, 2017
Bus users could be affected due to this collision. Routes 14, 15 and 27 will not be operating via Eden Quay Southbound.
Due to an incident at Memorial bridge, routes 14, 15 and 27 will not be operating via Eden Quay going Southbound.— Dublin Bus (@dublinbusnews) March 18, 2017
Elsewhere, there are eastbound delays along the Grand Canal from before the Clogher Road junction to Harold's Cross.
Traffic is also heavy on the Dublin Road and Baldoyle approaches to Sutton Cross due to the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival which is taking place in Howth.
Take care out there.
Image credit: Muneeb Uddin