Road Works

  • A Claremorris Municipal District Councillor has proposed that if Mayo County Council is intending to carry out substantial road works programmes, then detour routes should be upgraded to a suitable standard prior to works beginning and adequate signage put in place.

    Fine Gael Cllr John Cribben made the proposal at this week’s meeting of Claremorris Municipal District after hearing of a situation recently in his area.

    Major road works took place between Tavrane and Ballyhaunis and Ballyhaunis and Cloonfad recently and while Cllr Cribben says people were very happy with the standard of works, some issues were highlighted to him.

    He says he was made aware of a situation in the Tooreen/Aghamore area where a funeral cortege had to travel on a very substandard road because of a detour due to the works and Cllr Cribben says this situation should not be allowed happen again.

    He says money should be taken out of the overall budget for the project prior to it starting, so that these detour roads can be upgraded to council standard.

  • GAA supporters travelling to the two games at Elverys MacHale Park this evening are being reminded that Mayo Co Council is carrying out road works outside Balla.

    A traffic management system is in place which could cause delays tonight.

    Please ensure you give yourself sufficient time to travel to the ground & take alternative routes where possible.

    Gardai are also asking supporters not to park on the N5 road into Castlebar for safety reasons. 

    They are also asking anyone who is walking any distance to the game to wear hi-viz vests so that they can be seen by motorists. 

  • Motorists are being advised to expect delays in Headford from this morning as roadworks get underway.

    The retexturing works – set to run daily until Friday – will take place on the N84 in the town between the hours of 9.30am and 6pm.

    A stop go system will be in place for the duration of the works and motorists are being advised to allow additional time for their journeys.

    Works will commence at the Garda Station and end at the Square.

  • Work will start next Monday week 12th February to replace lead pipes from the public water network on the Athlone Road in Roscommon.

    Irish Water says old and damaged water mains will also be replaced as part of the works.

    The work is expected to take about 8 weeks, and there will be temporary traffic disruptions.

    Roscommon TD Eugene Murphy has welcomed assurances from Roscommon County Council that, once the works are completed, full road resurfacing works will take place.