Pedestrian safety and traffic calming measures have been requested for a busy commuter section on the outskirts of Ennis.
Referencing the need “to reduce speed and to prevent possible accidents at Cappahard Lane” in Roslevan, Cllr Johnny Flynn (FG) appealed for the installation of pedestrian safety and traffic calming measures at the location.
Already a draft design has been prepared by staff within the Ennis Municipal District, acting senior executive engineer Ian Chaplin stated. This includes a design for footpath installation and associated road alignment. “These measures will be considered further once a funding source can be identified”.
Speaking on the matter, Cllr Flynn remarked that it had been ongoing for a decade beginning with the Council getting involved with the residents to surface the road.
He claimed that speeding is very prevalent in the area. “It is a very wide stretch of road, I would like to see this being progressed. Hopefully it might get funding in the scheme next year, there are a lot of young families in the area. Some of the houses don’t have front boundary walls”. Cllr Clare Colleran Molloy (FF) seconded the motion.