June 4

Major investment in local public transport

first_imgA 1.89million euro investment is to be directed towards public transport projects and help provide construction related employment in the city.Up to 20 projects, earmarked by Limerick City Council to upgrade the city’s traffic management, will be up and running before the year’s endSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The projects include: pedestrian crossing upgrades: completion of the remaining section of cycling and walking route to connect Coonagh to the city: cycle network hazard improvement: O’CallaghanStrand access ramps: advance/stop lines for cyclists and improved cycle facilities at 10 junctions in the city.Other projects are: accident black spot speed reduction measures: installation of high quality electronic speed warning signs on Condell Road and Ballysimon Road: Park and ride sites: Provision of message signs at 25 locations in the city: Orbital route signage: Improvements to existing cycle facilities and footpaths, etc, etc.Members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee have been informed by director of services, Oliver O’Loughlin, that the council was asked to come up with a number of projects before the end of the year.“The projects involve various physical works around the city, which will give employment – one or two may be taken off the list, but most will deliver for the city,” he said.“I am very pleased that Limerick is set to receive €1.89 million, a considerably higher amount than any of the other provincial cities. “ In total €5 million was allocated under the fund to the four provincial cities”.Deputy Kieran O’Donnell, said the “shovel-ready” projects come under the government’s Jobs Initiative. Email Twitter Print Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img Linkedin Advertisement NewsLocal NewsMajor investment in local public transportBy admin – June 16, 2011 588 Previous articleOpera Centre can be city’s Temple BarNext articleAnnacotty’s ‘wonder woman’ survives 20ft fall adminlast_img

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