New speed ramp to reduce speeding at Drumcong NS

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

Are you speeding past Drumcong NS?

Drumcong NS

A new speed ramp is due to be installed outside Drumcong NS by the end of October this year.


Leitrim County Council recently conducted a low cost safety survey at the location and found a staggering 85% of road users were breaking the speed limit on that stretch of road.
The council also outlined that local Gardai had evidence of speeding at the location on the Ballinamore- Carrick-on-Shannon road.


The council applied for a grant and were successful, they expect to install the ramp in September or October this year.
There had been discussion of a pedestrian crossing at the same location which includes a playschool and national school, but parents and local community members agreed it was unnecessary.


The funding for a pedestrian crossing with flashing lights will instead be installed Ballinamore NS.