Motorists set for summer of delays on border road

ROADWORKS: FERMANAGH motorists are set for a long summer of disruption, with road works planned for the main road to Dublin for the next three months. On Monday, Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon announced £520,000 for the final phase of the £1.2 million project on the A509 Derrylin Road at Derryhowlaght. To read more on this […]

‘Our mistake’: roads agency owns up to lane confusion

THERE was much confusion in Enniskillen recently when motorists found the layout of one of the busiest junctions in the town appeared ‘off’.  Over the past two weeks there have been numerous close calls at the junction at the top of Queen Street. This is because, following recent road works, the lane markings on the […]

Work on ‘Third World’ road to Dublin could take 2 years

Anyone living in the south west of the county, and anyone who regularly travels to Cavan or Dublin, will be acutely aware of the issues on this busy stretch of road.  In the past the road has been described as “a third world carriageway”, where decades-overdue widening and resurfacing works have been taking place on […]

Wheely bad… fears pothole problems are set to deepen

ONE OF the biggest challenges facing the new Assembly will be filling in the many, many potholes across Fermanagh.  Exactly ten years ago this week the Herald ran a six-page pothole special, highlighting surface problems around the county.  The spread is shocking to us today in that the potholes it featured no longer seem that […]


Roads agency blames weather for delays

THE roadworks in Lisnaskea which has resulted in diversions for motorists over the summer months have been extended for two weeks due to ‘adverse weather conditions.’ Motorists in east Fermanagh have been experiencing  major traffic disruption due to the closure of the main Lisnaskea to Maguiresbridge road for the past four months.  The work was expected to be completed at […]

Clabby road

More roadworks to cause delays

THE main Fivemiletown to Clogher road is set to benefit from a £370,000 resurfacing scheme. A major resurfacing scheme has commenced on the A4 Ballagh Road at Kiltermon on the undertaking climbing lane. This investment aims to improve the strength and surface quality of this busy road and address ongoing maintenance problems. Road markings at […]