Calls for third Derry bridge linking Newbuildings and Letterkenny Road

first_imgNews A Derry Councillor says it’s time to reopen the debate about a third bridge over the Foyle in Derry, this one linking Newbuildings and the Letterkenny Road.The need for such a bridge has been discussed before, most recently in a report last year, which found that of 6,100 vehicles arriving into the city from the A5 each day, about 50% have a destination on the Cityside which should not require driving into the centre.However, the report also found that the Letterkenny Road itself is not of a high standard, and would need substantial improvements for this bridge to function to its full potential.However, Cllr Tony Hasson says with so much work taking place on the Templemore and Culmore side, it’s time to revisit the third bridge idea….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/tonyh830.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Facebook Calls for third Derry bridge linking Newbuildings and Letterkenny Road Pinterest Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Google+center_img Previous articleIncrease in rental costs in and around Letterkenny ITNext article470 children killed or injured on Donegals roads between 1997 and 2009 News Highland Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – August 16, 2011 last_img

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