Drumboe Road footpath gets go ahead

Work on the upgrade of Drumboe Road footpath in the Twins Towns should be completed before the start of the new school year, members of Stranorlar Electoral Area heard this week.

Work on the upgrade of Drumboe Road footpath in the Twins Towns should be completed before the start of the new school year, members of Stranorlar Electoral Area heard this week.

In an update Area Manager for Roads and Transportation, Hugh Fox said that he expected the tender assessment to be completed today while a “letter of intent” should be issued to the successful applicant would be issued tomorrow.

He said there was a 14 day “stand still” period following the issue of the letters to allow for objections and if there are none, the work would begin at the beginning for August.

He said the contract documents include an obligation to have the footpath works completed by the end of August 2011.

Cllr Frank McBrearty welcomed the news saying staff and committee members should be commended for working together for to have the work completed before the opening of the new Finn Valley College in the area.