Traffic Management

ERTO coordinates the traffic in the Jack Lynch Tunnel through the joint Tunnel Control Centre at Dublin Tunnel. The Tunnel Control Centre assesses events in order to give Road Users informed updates on routes, journey times and weather conditions.

Motorway Traffic Control Centre

Traffic Control Centre

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ERTO operates the Motorway Traffic Control Centre (MTCC) which ensures the safe and efficient management of traffic on Irelands motorway and tunnel network.

The MTCC encompasses

  • Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) Communications Network
  • Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS)
  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)
  • Emergency Roadside Telephones (ERT)

The Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) aim to improve road safety and traffic flow through the use of equipment such as CCTV and ATMS. They help to identify Incidents in real time and allow the Operators to issue advance warnings to approaching motorists via Variable Message Signs (VMS).
The MTCC currently operates on the M1, M50 and parts of the M7 and M8

Emergency Roadside Telephones (ERT)

Emergency Roadside Telephones (ERT)

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The  Motorway Traffic Control Centre provides roadside assistance on the ERT network. Solar powered Emergency Roadsiede Telephones are located on the following roads:.
M1, M2, M3, M4, M6, M7, M8, M9, M11, M18, N18, M20 and M50

Specially trained MTCC Operators assist motorway emergency callers in all situations and guide them to the appropriate service provider or the Emergency Services

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Tunnel Control Room (TCB)

Emergency Roadside Telephones (ERT)

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The Duty Officers at the Tunnel Control Room (TCB) monitor the tunnels and Toll Plazas on 140 cameras, 24 hours a day to ensure the safe passage of all customers.


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Traffic Control Centre
Emergency Roadside Telephones
Tunnel Control Room (TCB)
Egis Road & Tunnel Operations Ireland