Work begins on Western Distributor Route in Sligo

Work on another key piece of infrastructure in Sligo has started this week.

It’s the €30m Western Distributor Route, which will link the N4 from the Caltragh junction to Ballydoogan Road.

That will create important acces to the IDA’s Business Park at Finisklin and to a new IDA Business Park at Oakfield.

The work is being carried by SIAC Construction Limited and Sligo County Council.

Sligo/Leitrim TD Tony McLoughlin says the project is expected take about 18 months to complete.