Road Department ‘refusing to implement traffic calming concerns’

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Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
Community

Sinn Féin Councillor Roisin Mulgrew has expressed her disappointment at the Department for Infrastructure’s refusal to implement further traffic calming measures in the Meigh and Newtowncloughogue areas.

The local Councillor said, “There is disappointment and anger amongst many residents at the Roads Service (DfI) refusal to increase traffic calming measures in this area.

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“This is despite the fact that there is a clear accident history and huge demand for such action.”

 

 

The Sinn Féin representative continued, “We are determined to keep raising this issue.

“My Sinn Féin colleagues in the local Toal-Harte Cumann will be erecting improved signage in the Rathgullion and Tobar Blinne Estates in Meigh and also Parkview in Newtowncloughoge.

 

 

“This is a very practical measure that can be taken but we as a community must continue to highlight our grave concerns and challenge the Roads Department to take action to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the local community, pedestrians and motorists,” she added.

 

 

 

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