Storm Brendan Road Updates

Posted in Connect on January 13, 2020.

Mayo County Council have been working to clear blocked roads throughout the day. Some of the progress is recorded below. Works are ongoing and our crews will remain in action throughout the day.

The Status Orange wind warning for Donegal, Mayo, Leitrim, Galway and Sligo has been reissued until midnight tonight.

As Storm Brendan tracks away from Ireland, southwesterly winds will continue to reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h with gusts of 100 to 130 km/h, higher in exposed areas.

There is a significant risk of coastal flooding due to the combination of high spring tides and storm surge.

Incident Status
Tree down on N59 Sligo Road, near Cregg’s Road, Ballina. Call-out crew 7am. Two lanes now open to traffic. No other reports at this time.
Tree down on Shantallow/Holllymount rd. Road cleared.
Tree down in Gweesdian BG Belcarra. Trees down near SuperValu Kiltimagh. Crews dealing with these sites. Reports of strong gusts.
Tree down on the L1607 Ballinrobe/Ballyglass Rd and another tree down on the R320 Claremorris/Kiltimagh Rd. Crews on site clearing roads.
Large tree blocking R324 Balla/Kiltimagh Rd. Being removed currently.
Tree down Derrynaskeagh off N84 Castlebar. Crew on the way.
Fallen trees in Urlaur, Gowlaun and Kilkelly. Being removed currently.
Flooding in Aghamore. Being resolved currently.
Fallen tree cleared from LT55443 at Mace, Claremorris. Road cleared.

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