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Archibald welcomes reopening of Claudy bridge

26 October, 2018 - by Caoimhe Archibald

Sinn Féin MLA Caoimhe Archibald has welcomed news that the Ballynameen Bridge in Claudy is scheduled to reopen to traffic on 31 October.

The East Derry MLA said:

“I welcome news that the Ballynameen Bridge will open to one lane of traffic from 31st October under a temporary traffic signal control and that it is anticipated the bridgewill reopen to normal two-way traffic before the end of November.

“This bridge suffered significant damage in the August 2017 floods and has undergone major reconstruction and renovation including the widening the carriageway and a footway along the length of the bridge.

“As some completion works are still ongoing I would urge road users to respect the signals and drive with due care and attention.” 

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