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Severe Weather Event - Further Update 2nd March 2018 2pm

Severe Weather Event - Further Update 2nd March 2018 2pm

Westmeath County Council is attempting to clear snow drifts from roads in the County, in order of priority, commencing with National Primary, Secondary and Regional routes and the main arteries around Mullingar and Athlone . Due to the scale of the snowfall and extent of drifting, the Council is requesting assistance from the public with the following:

 

  1. Clearing snow from footpaths in front of their premises in urban areas
  2. Clearing snow from roads and footpaths in housing estates
  3. People with equipment such as high-power tractors with loading shovels to assist in clearing snow drifts from local roads

 

People who assist are requested to clear snow safely and to avoid creating any additional hazards.

Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 02/03/2018