New lights on the way for road bypasses in the region

New road lights will light up a number of by-passes in the North West in the coming months.

The details of the agreement emerged at a meeting of Donegal County Council this week.

The government scheme under the remit of Transport Infrastructure Ireland means Mayo County Council has been tasked with carrying out the work in agreement with the local Councils.

The new lights will be installed on the Bundoran to Ballyshannon and the Donegal town bypass; in Sligo along the Curlews and Collooney bypasses and along the Dromod bypass in Leitrim.

Routes in Longford, Mayo and Roscommon will also be funded under the scheme.

Fine Gael Councillor in Ballyshannon says it’s in an effort to reduce costs: