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New Group Set Up To Tackle Noise Pollution Along Busy Midlands Bypass

It is hoped a report will be finalised by the end of the year. 

Reducing the speed limit and setting up sound barriers are some of the suggestions from residents living along the Athlone bypass.

A new group has been set up to tackle the issue of noise pollution along the N6 relief road.

A full assessment is to be carried out, with consultants due to be appointed in the coming weeks.

It is hoped a report will be finalised by the end of the year. 

Chair of the group, local Fianna Fáil councillor Aengus O'Rourke says he's confident measures can be taken to deal with the noise coming from the traffic:


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