On Air Now East Coast FM 2:00am - 7:00am Email
Now Playing Almost (Sweet Music) Hozier Download

Funding Secured For Arklow Transport Study

Funding has been secured from the National Transport Authority (NTA) to carry out a Transportation Study in Arklow.

The study will examine ways to help address traffic congestion in the town.

The council is being urged to prioritise the construction of a slip road on and off the M11 to the Vale Road and the development of a new port access road, which would remove a large number of heavy goods vehicles from the town centre.

Currently those travelling to Woodenbridge or Aughrim have to come through Arklow which adds to the congestion.

Welcoming the funding, Wicklow T.D. John Brady says traffic in the town is still a major problem and it needs to be addressed to ensure that the town’s potential can be fully unlocked.

More from East Coast FM Wicklow News

Later...

  • Sean Ashmore

    7:00am - 10:00am

    Saturday Breakfast

  • Stephen Daly

    10:00am - 2:00pm

    Live from Energy Awareness Day in Wicklow Town

  • Ryan O'Neill

    2:00pm - 6:00pm

    More Music Weekend

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Light rain

    High: 15°C | Low: 9°C

  • Wicklow

    Heavy rain shower

    High: 15°C | Low: 9°C

  • Arklow

    Light rain

    High: 15°C | Low: 7°C

  • Blessington

    Light rain

    High: 15°C | Low: 7°C

  • Baltinglass

    Light rain

    High: 15°C | Low: 8°C

Listen Live Listen