N82 road (Ireland)
The N82 road is a national secondary road in Ireland, and is located entirely in Dublin. The route was designated along the Citywest Road, which runs through the Citywest Business Campus between the N81 west of Tallaght and the Citywest Interchange of the N7 (Junction 3).
The Citywest Route however was signposted as the N82 prior to the updating of the statutes in 2006 (and was marked on maps as such). Such circumstances are not unusual in Ireland; generally as soon as new road schemes are completed along national roads, the route designation is applied along the new road with new signage. To add to the confusion; in addition to the lack of statute updates (2006 being the first major update since 1994), old signage is often not removed from the original route (e.g. N7 national primary road (white on green) signage along the R445).
The old N82 route was signed as the N82 as well as the former route until late 2007.
The N82 road was redesignated as the L2011 local road in 2012.
The route is urban over its entire length, which, at just over 2 km (1.2 mi) made the N82 by far the shortest national secondary road. Despite being recently built it has no hard shoulders, bus lanes or cycle tracks; it was single carriageway narrow two-lane road and had 6 roundabouts in those 2 kilometres.