Re-alignment work to begin on N56 between Dungloe and Glenties

It has been confirmed that re-alignment work on one of the most dangerous stretches of the Dungloe to Glenties road will commence in October.

Under the work, a 3.3 km stretch of the road between Cloghbolie and Boyoughter will be widened and realigned.

It will remove one of the most dangerous stretches of the N56 which is located on the Dungloe side of Gweebara Bridge.

Local Councillor Padraig O'Doherty hopes this will be the precursor to an upgrade of the entire stretch between Glenties and Dungloe - he says that work is essential:

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