Diversions in place at UHG tonight to facilitate road works

Galway Daily news Major upgrade works on Galway City Centre street beginning in the New Year

A section of the through road at University Hospital Galway will be closed from 7pm this evening, Thursday, until 6am on Friday.

People accessing the Emergency Department by vehicle must enter the hospital through the rear gate, off the Browne Roundabout and follow the route to the Emergency Department.

A second access route via the gate at the Mass Path (Newcastle Avenue) will also be open throughout the period of works.

There will be no access for motorists to the Emergency Department from the Newcastle Road / University Road main front gate route.

Staff will be on duty at the roadworks throughout the during of the closure, to assist and advise the public. Directional signage will also be in place.

Other Traffic

During the impacted hours between 7pm this evening and 6am tomorrow morning, no traffic can use the hospital grounds to travel to Newcastle Road (front gate) from the Browne Roundabout (rear gate) or vice versa.

Management at University Hospital Galway thanked the public for their cooperation.