Major works to commence in Collooney this morning

Work will begin on a number of infrastructure projects in the Collooney area this morning.


Local contractor, Donlon Civil and Building Services has been awarded the contracts.


The works include the provision of pedestrian crossings and footpaths along the R290 Collooney to Carrignagat road.


Funding allocated will also allow for the provision of bus shelters and of junction tightening measures.


The works will be divided up into different phases over an eight-month period.


A full traffic management plan will be in operation for each phase for the duration of the works.


Local Sinn Féin Councillor Thomas Healy says the works will make a huge difference once finished: