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Tuam to Dunmore Road closed Wednesday

Tuesday, 6th November, 2018 5:24pm
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Tuam to Dunmore Road closed Wednesday

A section of the Tuam to Dunmore road.

Tuam to Dunmore Road closed Wednesday

A section of the Tuam to Dunmore road.

A SECTION of the N83 Dunmore to Tuam road will be fully closed for a long period of time tomorrow (Wednesday) ahead of a new stop-go system being introduced.
Galway County Council say that in order to facilitate a new traffic management plan on the route known locally as Twenty Minute Hill, in the townland of Carrowmunniagh, the road will be fully closed at this location from 9:30am until 4:30pm tomorrow Wednesday 7th November.
Diversions will be in place during these times. These diversions will be fully signposted. Motorists should allow extra times or their journeys. The road will be reopened to two-way traffic from 4:30pm tomorrow until Thursday morning.
From Thursday, November 8 the N83 at this location will be reduced to a stop-go system with traffic lights in operation for the foreseeable future.
The drastic step is being taken in the light of several major accidents and one death at a spot where engineers say a lorry and a car cannot pass each other in safety.
The location has been the scene of six major accidents in the past five months.
Motorists can expect delays for the next 18 months at least as the local authority looks to make safe the dangerous bend.

 

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