MP Pursues Action For Marshallstown Road Downpatrick


SOUTH Down MP Margaret Ritchie (SDLP) has contacted Roads Service to pursue improvement work for the Marshallstown Road in Downpatrick.

Ms Ritchie said: “I have raised the need for improvement work to be carried out at this location due to the amount of potholes, which are making it difficult for roadusers.dn_screen

“In response, Roads Service has confirmed that it will carry out an inspection and will identify and repair potholes in accordance with its Maintenance Guidelines.

“In addition, Roads Service has indicated that it will carry out weed spraying at the Marshallstown Road, and when this treatment takes effect, the Department will manually scrape and clean the carriageway.

“I hope that this will result in improved conditions for roadusers at this location,” added Ms Ritchie.