Committee formed to demand halt to Muckross road works

A committee of residents and businesses on the Muckross Road in Killarney has been formed to demand a temporary halt to roadworks which they say are having an adverse affect in the area. Roadworks sign 250 people attended a public meeting last night to discuss the ongoing works on Muckross Road which involve a realignment to accommodate cyclists and traffic flow. Kerry County Council says the need for a traffic calming scheme was identified in a national survey of accident locations by Transport infrastructure Ireland – formerly the NRA. But locals say there was no consultation. Chairman of the new committee, Don Culloty, says businesspeople and residents have had enough: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/48065/medium/”]