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Traffic / Roads Update - OPHELIA - UPDATE TUESDAY 17TH OCT 4.15PM - Update on Roads, and ESB Outages affecting Water Supplies

Date Released: 17 October 2017

 

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OPHELIA - UPDATE TUESDAY 17TH OCT 4.15PM

 

  • Number of roads re-opened – 38 of 42 roads reopened by this evening, outstanding 4 roads should be reopened tomorrow
  • Responded to 124 calls to date

 

Update on infrastructure situation

 

The ESB has now restored power to;

 

  • Athboy (incl Rathcairn and Kildalkey)
  • Ballivor
  • Kilcarn WTP, Navan
  • Moynalvey Manor

 

Therefore, water supplies are recovering in these areas and are expected to be back to normal for all customers by this evening.

 

The ESB are still working to restore power to;

 

  • Kilcloon and Summerhill Road area of Dunboyne
  • Mulhussey area.

 

We are hopeful that the ESB will successfully restore power to these locations by this evening.

 

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OPHELIA - UPDATE TUESDAY 17TH OCT 11.30AM

Council crews are out since early morning cleaning up and removing fallen trees around the county.

Kells area was badly affected with fallen trees at 29 locations – 8 are now clear and hopefully all will be cleared by the end of the day. ESB crews are providing assistance where there are cables wrapped around the trees.

Multiple trees down on the N52 Kells to Ardee Road and work is ongoing to clear that road.

Fallen trees in other areas of the county will be cleared as soon as possible.

People are warned not to interfere with, or touch, any fallen cables.

 

Please note that due to ESB outages there will be a disruption to water supply in the following areas:

• Ballivor Village and surrounding areas
• Kilcloon and surrounding areas
• Dunboyne Rural Areas –Summerhill Road and surrounding areas
• Rathcairn and surrounding areas,
• Kildalkey and surrounding areas,
• Moynalvey Manor Housing Estate
• Mulhussey
• Moyglare Road and Poundhill Road, Mulhussey
• Collistown
• Copperalley
• Oldgraigue
• Barrockstown
• Ballymagillen
• Pagestown
• Jenkinstown
• Warrenstown

It is unknown when water supply will be restored.

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