Thursday 26 May 2016

€1.9m funding boost for N16

Published 04/12/2012 | 11:56

THE MUCH maligned Sligo to Enniskillen road has received an allocation of €1.9 million that will see some of the route's most dangerous bends being taken out.

Work is expected to get underway before Christmas on the upgrading and alignment works at Cornacloy.

A company has already been chosen to carry out the work following a tendering process.

Deputy Tony McLoughlin said he was delighted that funding had been allocated for a road which was a vital link to Enniskillen and Belfast for those living and working in counties Sligo and Leitrim.

Fine Gael Senator Michael Comiskey said: "The N16 carries a large volume of traffic and these works will increase the safety of those road users."

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