« BackPort Tunnel in Dublin closed in both directions following vehicle fire



Dublin_Port_Tunnel,_Entrance_and_Exit,_Whitehall,_Dublin,_Ireland._-_geograph.org.uk_-_314925The Port Tunnel in Dublin is closed in both directions this morning following a vehicle fire.  Emergency services were called to the scene shortly after 7 o’clock.

Gardai say there are significant delays to traffic and the 5 axle ban on trucks in the city centre has been temporarily lifted to help ease volumes.

One man has been taken to hospital as a precaution.

The blaze has been brought under control but the tunnel remains closed.