17 May 2024

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No resolution found for West Bridge lights at final Loughrea MD meeting of term

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No resolution found for West Bridge lights at final Loughrea MD meeting of term

Councillors have failed to come to a resolution with the County Council over issues with traffic lights at the West Bridge in Loughrea.

The sequence for the lights was changed almost a year ago, which both councillors and locals claim is causing traffic gridlock caused by the move.

Speaking at the final Loughrea MD meeting of this term, Councillor Moegie Maher says the current system is not working, and they should be turned off altogether.

While this was initially backed up by felllow councillor Declan Kelly, both eventually councillors retracted their suggestions after safety issues were cited by Galway County Council.

However, Councillor Maher spoke to Sarah Slevin about the ongoing saga:

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