Could traffic lights at Polestar solve Letterkenny gridlock woes?

 

There are further calls on Donegal County Council to explore all funding avenues with a view towards introducing a new traffic lights system at the Polestar roundabout in Letterkenny.

The area has been subject to major traffic issues, particularly during peak times, resulting in Gardai being deployed on a daily basis to manage the backlog.

It's thought a traffic lights system would alleviate the problem considerably but the Department of Transport has not yet granted a funding request from the Council.

Cllr Gerry McMonagle says the local authority must keep the pressure on the Government: