Irish Water works are ongoing in Roscommon town with the next phase due to begin on Monday, September 16th. Church Street is expected to reopen to through traffic today (Thursday) while the next phase will see closures from the AIB to Ward’s shop on Goff Street and on the Athlone Road.
The commencement of the next phase was confirmed by a spokesperson on behalf of Irish Water yesterday (Wednesday).
“Irish Water, working in partnership with Roscommon County Council, is replacing the ageing water mains in Goff Street, Athlone Road, Church Street and Abbey Street to provide a more reliable water supply, reduce high levels of leakage, and improve water quality for businesses and homes in Roscommon town.
“To date, 540 metres of new water main have been laid on Abbey Street and Church Street.
The next phase of the works will start on Monday, September 16th. These works will include traffic management and road closures.
“We would like to thank the businesses, and general public for their patience during these essential works”.
The following closures will come into affect between next Monday (16th) and Sunday, November 3rd: Closure 1: AIB Goff Street to Ward’s Shop; Closure 2: Ward’s Shop to the roundabout; Closure 3: Athlone Road.
These road closures are set to be in place until the Sunday, November 3rd.