Ambitious plan for key Longford approach road

Proposal to upgrade N63 Majors Well Road junction in Longford town

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Ambitious plan for key Longford approach road

Proposal to upgrade N63 Majors Well Road junction in Longford town

Longford County Council has this week published details of its proposed plan to undertake junction realignment and street improvement works at the N63 Majors Well Road in Longford town.

The Part 8 Planning application is available for inspection or purchase, at the offices of Longford County Council from today, Friday, February 15 until Friday, March 15. Plans can also be viewed online at www.longfordcoco.ie

The ambitious development along the Ballinalee Road, a key approach route to Longford town, will consist of the upgrade and realignment of the existing T-junction of N63 Majors Well Road with L-3003 Blind Man’s Walk to provide for an improved priority T junction at this location.

Also proposed are street and public realm improvement works along the section of Majors Well Road between and including the junction at Springlawn and to approximately 80 m beyond  the Junction at Blind Man’s Walk and also including the junctions of Majors Well Road with College Park and Templemichael Glebe.

The proposed improvement works include, reconstruction of the existing roadway, provision of a new footpath and cycle path layout, undergrounding of overhead electricity services, replacement of existing mature trees along the frontage of College Park, provision of upgraded street lighting, road signage and markings, landscaping and planting and all ancillary site works.

The public can make submissions in relation to the proposed development in writing to Longford County Council, headed “N63 Majors Well Road Improvement Works” and addressed to Planning Section, Longford County Council, Áras an Chontae, Great Water Street, Longford to arrive not later than Tuesday, April 2 at 4pm.