Maidenhead bend unsafe

MAIDENHEAD, on the N80 Portlaoise to Carlow road, is among the worst bends in the country according to the National Roads Authority (NRA).

MAIDENHEAD, on the N80 Portlaoise to Carlow road, is among the worst bends in the country according to the National Roads Authority (NRA).

The NRA has identified 57 of the state’s worst bends which it plans to eliminate in the interests of safety.

The bend at Maidenhead is the only one from Laois featured on the list and work is progressing on making it safe.

In 2011 Laois County Council received an allocation of €15,632 to carry out Road Safety Remedial Measure Scheme at Maidenhead.