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Traffic calming measures are set to be in place on the Baylough Road by the end of 2009, councillors at last week’s Athlone area meeting were informed.
Traffic jams at the infamous Garrycastle bridge will be a thing of the past by August 2011, it was revealed at the monthly meeting of Athlone Town Council.
Despite calls for a reduction in the council’s refuse collection rates, it looks likely there will be no change to the price of bin tags for the foreseeable future.
Councillors gave a cautious welcome to what one of them termed a “watered down” plan for the regeneration of Battery Heights, at Monday’s meeting of Athlone Town Council.
Councillors were left unsatisfied when they were told by council engineers that public sewers in the Crescent and Griffith Street areas are in good working order.
The drainage problems which have plagued Athlone in recent years are soon to be a thing of the past, with the news this week that the Athlone Main Drainage Scheme has moved a step closer to completion.
Tribute was paid to the residents and homeowners of Willow Park by councillors this week, amid discussion on the progress of plans to regenerate the area.
The controversial one-way traffic management system looks like it’s back on the agenda after it was revealed at this week’s town council meeting (November 2) that an agreement had been reached “in principle” with Bus Eireann over the sticking point of the station field.
Athlone has already received €353,000 to help with emergency flood relief, it was reported at the first meeting of the town council earlier this week, in an update on the situation given to the members by Barry Kehoe, the local director of services.
Nearly 60 houses in Athlone town have been rendered uninhabitable by floodwaters as the Shannon rose by over two feet (64cm) in the last seven days and has now surpassed the previous highest ever water mark set in 1954 by more than 30cms (1ft).