Junc­tion works

Mid Louth Independent - - NEWS -

FUND­ING has been granted for work to creat a stag­gered junc­tion at King Wil­liam’s Glen and the coun­cil are hop­ing to carry out the nec­es­sary work next year, it has been re­vealed.

Speak­ing at the Septem­ber meet­ing of Drogheda Mu­nic­i­pal Dis­trict, Se­nior En­gi­neer Pat Finn said the coun­cil are hop­ing to ac­quire the nec­es­sary land this year with work to be done next year.

The news has been wel­comed by lo­cal Coun­cil­lor David Sau­rin who said the pur­chase of the Coillte lands will fa­cilite the con­struc­tion of a stag­gered junc­tion at the bot­tom of the Glen onto the Slane Road.

He said: ‘With the in­crease in vis­i­tors and tourists to Old­bridge House and the in­crease in pop­u­la­tion in the lo­cal area, this road has be­come even busier in re­cent years and so the re­align­ment of the junc­tion will en­hance safety for road users.’

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