Clarke calls for pedestrian crossing
Alliance Newcastle Councillor Patrick Clarke has called on DRD Roads Service to install a pedestrian crossing along Main Street Castlewellan.
Speaking to Newry Times, Clarke stated:
“A number of constituents have contacted me and voiced their concern to me at the difficulty in crossing Main Street between Castlewellan Library and the local shops on the opposite side of the street.”
“The traffic also entering and leaving Castlewellan Forest Park further adds to the concerns of pedestrians trying to cross Main Street in safety. I have therefore made written representations to DRD Roads Service to explore the possibility of a new pedestrian crossing near Castlewellan Library.”
He added, “Given that this particular part of Main Street is very busy with vehicles and pedestrians I am therefore requesting DRD Roads Service to give very serious consideration to my request.”
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