M4 (Republic of Ireland)

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M4
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Weston, near Leixlip (O013354)
To:  Heathstown, near Kinnegad (N599450)
Distance:  46 km (28.6 miles)
Meets:  M6, N4
Highway Authorities

Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Traditional Counties

Dublin • Kildare • Meath • Westmeath

Route outline (key)
M4 Leixlip – Kinnegad
Junction List
Junc Westbound Eastbound
5 Start of Motorway N4, R148, R403
6 R449 R449
7 R406 R406
8 (R148) (R148)
Toll Both Directions
9 R159, R402 R159, R402
Services symbol.gif Enfield services
10 R148, R401 No Exit
11 M6 No Exit
12 R148 R148
13 N4 Start of Motorway
This article is about the Republic of Ireland's M4.
For the British road that runs between London and Swansea, see M4
.
For the unbuilt Northern Irish road with this number , see M4 (Northern Ireland).

The M4 is the motorway-standard part of the N4 route from Dublin to Sligo.

Route

The M4 extends from J5 at Weston in County Dublin to J13 at Heathstown in County Westmeath.

History

  • J5-J8 opened in 1994 as the "Leixlip Maynooth Kilcock bypass", albeit numbered as J2-4. What is now J6, numbered then as J2a, opened in 2003.
  • J9-12 opened in 2005. This section of road is tolled.
  • J12-13 also opened in 2005 but as D2AP. It was redesignated as motorway in 2009.
  • Enfield Services opened in 2010

Links

Irish Statute Book

RTÉ

Mótarbhealaí



M4 (Republic of Ireland)
Junctions
Services
Places
Related Pictures
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Entry to motorway sign - Coppermine - 4720.JPG- Coppermine - 4716.JPGNew section - Coppermine - 4225.jpgEnfield exit - Coppermine - 4222.jpgOn most signs the "control" destination of a direction has been replaced by a town name - here is one that escaped ... in this case it would be replaced by Sligo - Coppermine - 12656.JPG
Other nearby roads
Kinnegad
R401 • R446 • T3 • T4 • T26 • R148 • M6 (Republic of Ireland) • N4 • R161 • N6
Mullingar
R390 • R391 • R392 • R393 • R394 • R400 • T3 • T9 • T10 • L112 • L4 • N52 • N4 • R156
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