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17/02/2017

Work Starts On Road Improvement Projects In Co Armagh

Contractors have started work on £170,000 road improvement projects in Tandragee, Co Armagh.

The schemes are taking place at Irish Street Richhill and Gilford Street.

They involve the resurfacing of 1km of roads and where appropriate the reinstatement of footways and verges.
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To facilitate the schemes, temporary road closures will be in place. The closure at Irish Street Richhill is from 7am on Monday 20 February to 6pm on Sunday 26 February. Traffic is being diverted via B111 Newline, U7660 Main Street Richhill and U7660 The Square Richhill.

The closure at Gilford Street Tandragee will be from 7am on Monday 06 March to 6pm on Friday 10 March. Traffic is being diverted via U7825 Gilford Street, A27 Market Street and A51 Madden Road.

(CD)

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