It may be hard to believe, but the local area had one of the largest resource budgets for road repairs and improvements in the North.
THE Fermanagh and Omagh District Council recently facilitated a demonstration of a JCB Pothole Pro machine which is capable of repairing holes on the roads in ‘eight minutes’. In conjunction with the Department for Infrastructure Roads, which is responsible for roads maintenance, the dealer, Dennison JCB, demonstrated the JCB Pothole Pro machine on the roads […]
OVER 900 local people successfully claimed for road defect damage to their vehicles in the last five years, with hundreds of thousands paid out in recent years. Local man Mark Ovens, who is running in the upcoming Council elections in place of his outgoing UUP colleague Cllr Alex Baird, has obtained figures showing that since […]
Potholes have been the bane of many a motorist’s life – and Fermanagh is no different.
The Herald has been contacted by local residents recently regarding the state of the roads in the village.
THE schedule for road works across Fermanagh for the next two years has been published by the Department for Infrastructure’s (DfI) Roads Service, and there are plenty of long awaited projects on the way. In a report recently delivered to the local Council, acting divisional roads manager Harry Gallagher said there would be a great emphasis on […]
Calls for Council and the Forestry Service to work together to repair the approach to the stunning Jenkin Lake.
49 resurfacing schemes carried out, but 1,339 road defects are still waiting on repair.
THE local council has heard how the Fermanagh and Omagh district has the highest number of outstanding road repairs, with 1339 surface defects. Following a debate when Cllr Barry McElduff was critical of the response from government to complaints about the poor conditions of our roads, the Council unanimously agreed to write to the Mnister […]
Over 10,000 ‘defects’ on local roads, many of them potholes