Traffic chaos in Letterkenny as Irish Water works begin

 

The main approach road into Letterkenny is said to be gridlocked this morning as planned works get underway.

The four lane road between the Dry Arch and Polestar roundabouts has been reduced to only one lane as works by Irish Water are due to commence, resulting in traffic chaos.

It had been thought that the utility would have left two lanes open and alternate during the day to alleviate congestion as much as possible.

Speaking on today's Nine Till Noon Show, Cllr Ciaran Brogan says Irish Water must review its traffic management plan there as a matter of urgency: