New light to shine on Wellington Road

WELLINGTON Road is set to benefit from a £100,000 street lighting upgrade scheme which is due to commence from  Monday, January 25, and run until mid March. Drivers have been advised that while the works are ongoing additional time should be allowed for travel. The scheme will involve the replacement of the existing lights with […]

‘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 […]

Derrylin road is in ‘atrocious’ condition

THE deteriorating condition of a rural road surface near Knockninny outside Derrylin has been highlighted as the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is urged to address the road surface.  Residents in the area claim that the road which leads to Tiraroe Quay has not been resurfaced in over 35 years despite being widely used by locals […]

MOT exemptions end as tests set to resume

IT has been revealed that MOT testing along with practical car and lorry tests will now be available from 1 September.  The news will be welcomed especially by local garages and car repair businesses which have had to contend with the double difficulty of lockdown and a drop in demand as motorists avail of MOT […]

Street closure ‘comes at a bad time,’ say businesses

TRAFFIC disruption due to a £60,000 road upgrade on Lisnaskea’s Main Street has caused widespread fear among local business owners, with concerns that the new resurfacing has simply came “to the wrong place at the wrong time.” After businesses were forced to shut-up-shop for a minimum of 12 weeks back in March, many places such […]