Magennis calls for urgent measures on South Armagh roads | Newry Times

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Friday, January 7th, 2022
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Sinn Féin Councillor Oonagh Magennis has urged the Department for Infrastructure to take urgent action to ensure there are safety measures installed at the Ford’s Cross junction in Silverbridge, following the latest accident there.


Magennis calls for urgent measures at Ford’s cross | Newry Times - newry news


“Following the latest road accident at Ford’s Cross in Silverbridge I have once again written to the Department for Infrastructure to ask that they ensure proper safety measures are in place on the road,” Oonagh says.



“The white lines at the junction need to be refreshed to ensure that the road is clearly marked, which the Department has said they have instructed their contractor to do.

“There is also a need to have adequate lighting and signage put in place at the junction to protect against further incidents, which I have also contacted the department about.

“The roads infrastructure in South Armagh is in a dire state and the Department for Infrastructure must ensure that making our roads safe and fit for purpose for people across our area,” Councillor Magennis adds.




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