Tuesday 10 April 2012

Trucks may be banned from Slane

WORK HAS begun on examining the possibility of banning trucks and other heavy goods vehicles from Slane village. Last month villagers expressed disappointment when An Bord Pleanála turned down permission for a 3.5km bypass which would have taken thousands of HGVs out of the village, which is on the N2, the main Dublin-Derry road. At times 30 lorries pass by the village school in a five-minute period; the village, including its medieval bridge over the Boyne, has seen more than 20 fatal accidents in living memory.

Read the article @ The Irish Times


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