Meeting to highlight Aughnacloy road safety

Cllr Sharon McAleer
Cllr Sharon McAleer

Traffic calming measures in the Lettice Street area of Aughnacloy have been welcomed by local SDLP councillor, Sharon McAleer.

The scheme has been included in the 2015/17 local transport and safety measures programme, according to Cllr McAleer who, along with her party colleague, Cllr Anthony McGonnell.

The councillors met recently with Roads Service officials at the site to highlight concerns about road safety.

Speaking after the meeting, Cllr McAleer said: “Parents have been particularly concerned about the high speed of traffic through the area and the danger this presents. We sought an urgent meeting with Roads Service at the site to highlight local residents’ concerns and the need to reduce the speed of vehicles along this street.”