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Multi-agency meeting on Barrack Street/At Anne's Congestion

Published: 11 June, 2013

Strabane Sinn Féin Councillor Jay Mc Cauley says that he hopes constructive proposals will be forthcoming from a multi-agency site meeting he has arranged this Wednesday to help alleviate congestion in the vicinity of Barrack Street and St Anne's Primary School.

Cllr Mc Cauley said,

"Following growing concern about the safety of children in the vicinity of both schools, particularly at peak times, I made a formal request last November for Road's Service to undertake a safety assessment on the risks being posed.

"The subsequent safety assessment carried out found that congestion and not speeding was the underlying problem.

"Following the outcome of this assessment, I made a request to the WELB Health & Safety Section, the PSNI Traffic Branch and the DOE Traffic Management Branch to assess this congestion and to bring forward any proposed solutions to Wednesday's site meeting to discuss them with both school Principles and Michaela Boyle MLA and myself.