22 May 2022

Pedestrian crossing is needed at Naas, Kildare


Sallins Road, Naas.

A pedestrian crossing is needed at Sallins Road, Naas.

Cllr Bill Clear said a crossing or a raised table uncontrolled crossing, which features a raised layer on the roadway, is necessary at The Sycamores estate.

He pointed out that Wolfe Tone Street, a four lane route, is nearby and he said the area is unsafe. He also pointed out that part of the Sallins Road has no footpath on one side.

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“It really needs a crossing,” he told a Naas Municipal District meeting on January 11.

But Kildare County Council says no money is available for the provision of a crossing at that location.

However the request will be examined as part of a project to improve facilities for cyclists on the road, but to consider this before that project “would be considered premature.”

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