Over 60 roads to be strengthened or surfaced in Laois this summer

Express Reporter


Express Reporter

Many roads around the county are set to benefit from strengthening and or/surface dressing over the summer.

Laois County Council has released a notice of it's intention to close a number of roads in all three municipal districts in the county between May 14 and November 9, 2018.

The exact dates of closures in different areas are usually published on the council website closer to the time of closure.

In the Mountmellick/Borris-in-Ossory municipal district a total of 27 roads will be surfaced or strengthened.

These 27 locations include Templequinn in Errill, Donaghamore village to Raheen road, Glasha towards Ballybuggy, the R-433 Rathdowney, L-5753 The Ballagh in Durrow, Moyne in Durrow, Derrynaserra in Coolrain, Rock Road in Borris-in-Ossory, Shannon Road in Mountrath, Portlaoise Road in Mountrath, Mullaghanard Cross to Ballyfin Road, Clonaslee to Rosenallis, Coolagh in Clonaslee, Coolagh Cross towards County Bounds, Campcloon in Ballyfin, L-5611 Grange More, R-422 in Rosenallis, L-2097 Cloonagh to Drinagh, Red castle in Mountrath, L-2013 Meelick in Drummond,  Acragar in Mountmellick, L-5511 Garraun (Garranmaconly), Tintore Ballacolla, Badgerhil in Castletown, Mount Oliver in Rathdowney, Capponellen Lane in Durrow and L-5055 Kyle to Caher.

A further 13 locations in the Portlaoise municipal district will be closed for a time in summer for road works.

Areas including Cappanashannagh, Heath, Blackhills, Roskleton, Raheenduff, Pallas, Boley Lane, Cashel, Straboe, Kyletalesha, Clonkeen, Glenflied and Hawthorn Drive.

Some 21 roads in the Portarlington/Graiguecullen municipal district are also due to be surfaced/strengthened.

Roads at Coolbanagher, Ballykillane, Kilmullen, Killeshin, Knockbeg - Shrule, Ballynagarr - Killabban, Luggacurran - Coolrusk, Inch, Ballinclough Lower, Courtwood - Dunrally, Lough Cross - Deerpark, Ballylehane Upper, Blackford, Knocklead, Rathmore, Ardateggle, Emo, Rahin and Bush Cross.

Further details on the exact locations of the works can be found in this week’s Leinster Express newspaper.

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