15/05/2014

£250k Resurfacing Announced For Newry Road

A major £250,000 road resurfacing scheme has been announced for the A25 Newry Road.

The works will comprise of approximately 0.65km of carriageway resurfacing of the A25 Newry Road through Camlough village, from south of the U1583, known as Hall Road, to just beyond C217 Chapel Road roundabout.

Work is due to start on 2 June and last for approximately 11 weeks.

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy said: "The improvements will provide new surfacing to the carriageways and footways and where necessary the drainage and associated works will also be improved.

"It is also envisaged that there will be some minor alterations to kerb lines to improve traffic progression through the village."

A road closure for the surfacing works will be effective in early August for two weeks. During the works, access will be available to local residents and businesses within the length of the work.

The scheme is expected to be substantially completed by the end of August 2014.

(IT/CD)

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