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Prior to the coronavirus restrictions, Insider had been attending the An Bord Pleanála oral hearings at the g Hotel, examining evidence, for and against, the building a new city bypass. However, due to the coronavirus, the hearings have ben postponed until at least April 8.
A total of 41 primary and secondary schools across County Galway will benefit from improvement and enhancement works due to grants from the €30 million national Summer Works Scheme.
Following the recent announcement of Cabinet approval for the construction of the N5 Westport to Turlough Road, contract signing for the development took place at the offices of Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae earlier this week.
Progress on upgrade works on the Oughterard to Bunnakill section of the N59 took a step forward this week, as a construction contract on the Maam Cross to Bunnakill section is be awarded by the end of this month.
Ballina is one of six towns nationally to have been selected for funding under the Historic Towns Initiative.
The increasing congestion on Galway's roads over recent decades has led for calls for more new roads to be constructed, demands for an increase in capacity on city commuter routes, and for building an outer-bypass, the latest incarnation of which is again before An Bord Pleanala.
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring opened the Kilmeena Road Realignment Scheme last Friday, comprising of 2.6km of single carriageway road and approximately 1km of cycleway, this latest section of improvements along the N59 Westport to Mulranny road was completed by PJ Carey (Contractors) Ltd.
Ground investigation works on the N59 Galway to Clifden road are due to begin by the start of October, with the work taking place between Bunakill and Maam Cross, after what one Galway TD called "painfully slow" progress.
Method statements for the N59 Bunakill to Maam Cross ground investigation works have been approved by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, allowing them to go to tender.
Members of the N59 Action Campaign Connemara are considering their next move following a meeting of the group, which is campaigning for the redevelopment of the main road through Connemara.