A large number of Durrow residents met on Monday to discuss the issue and raise awareness.
The Transport Minister is being urged to meet with a local campaign group which wants to see a long-awaited midlands road project re-instated.
The Durrow Community Development Group held a packed meeting this week, which heard concerns about near-accidents on the N52 Kilbeggan to Tullamore road.
Plans for the new intersection were first mooted in 2009, but funding has since been withdrawn for the project.
Laois Offaly Independent TD Carol Nolan is urging Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to put that funding in place:
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the project will be considered in next year's Roads Budget: