West Tyrone Sinn Féin -- Building an Ireland of Equals

Kilskeery Road in Trillick Set to benefit from Upgrade

Published: 18 December, 2013

A stretch of the Kilskeery road in Trillick, which has been described by a local councillor as 'a hazard', is set to undergo an upgrade in the coming weeks under a package of schemes announced by DRD minister Danny Kennedy.

Local Sinn Féin councillor Peter Kelly said the road is in dire need of resurfacing works, which he has raised with Roads Service in the past. Additionally Councillor Kelly said:

"The news that the Kilskeery road is set to undergo works totalling £170,000 will come as relief for local people who have raised this issue with me in the past. I had brought these concerns to the Roads Service, who have now given the commitment that remedial work on the road will commence on Monday 6th January.

"As well as being one of the main roads into Trillick is also links the town to Irvinestwon and Ballinamallard and so it is an important route used by local people. Therefore this scheme, as well as being badly needed, is a welcome improvement scheme which will be appreciated by local people in the Trillick area.

"I also want to welcome ongoing repairs to the Effernan and Magheralough roads locally. These roads also featured heavily in my representations to Roads Service. I am glad to see these roads receiving treatment this week.

The B46 Kilskeery /Trillick Road will be closed to through traffic from 8:00am to 4:30pm each working day from Monday 6 to Friday 17 January.

Separate diversions will be in place for cars/light vehicles and Large Goods Vehicles/Heavy Goods Vehicles (LGVs'/HGV's).