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Cllr Rodney Quigley helps to secure number of road improvement works in Ballymena

The Department for Infrastructure has confirmed a number of much needed planned maintenance works to roads and footpaths in Ballymena, after discussions with local Councillor, Rodney Quigley.

Councillor Quigley said:

“Over the last year I've been in discussions with the Department for Infrastructure, reference areas around Ballymena where maintenance is required to the roads and footpaths.

“After presenting a long list of areas in need of attention, I was contacted by DFI today who informed me work will begin over the next weeks and months on many of the areas that I've drawn to their attention. The list includes:

• Wakehurst Park: New road surface

• Larne Road (from Casement Street to Pennybridge): New road surface, footpath and lights.

• Meadowvale: Area at the three road split resurfaced

• North Street: Road resurfaced

• Cullybackey Road (from junction of North Road to Pentagon): Road resurfaced.

• Galgorm Road (from junction of North Road to Pentagon): Road resurfaced.

• Leighnmohr Park: New footpath.

• Rathlin Drive: New footpath.

• Dunfane Park: Areas of road to be resurfaced.

• Millfield: Roads resurfaced.

• Beech Drive (from junction of Frys Road to junction of Cushendall Road): Roads resurfaced.

• Ballee Way / Lettercreeve: Road resurfacing to be complete.

Councillor Quigley contiued:

“Although I've reported a few other roads and footpaths which are in need of attention ie: Queen Street etc, which are not included in this list, I will continue to lobby the Department for Infrastructure to make sure that they are included in any future plans.”