The traffic lights at Claregalway are to be left green for a longer period of time for traffic travelling on the N17.
The move follows representations by Independent Galway West TD Noel Grealish to Traffic Solutions, the company which synchronises the traffic lights.
“This should help to alleviate the long delays, which have been experienced for the last number of days,” said Dep Grealish. “Some tailbacks will still occur as the icy roads mean more people are travelling through Claregalway, as these roads are being gritted regularly. However if the light remains green for longer, it should help improve the flow of traffic through the village