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Concerns over close proximity to the town of proposed Virginia by-pass route

Aug 20, 2021 16:08 By News Northern Sound
Concerns over close proximity to the town of proposed Virginia by-pass route Concerns over close proximity to the town of proposed Virginia by-pass route
The prefered route of the N3 Viriginia Bypass.
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People are invited to offer feedback on the emerging preferred route option.

There are concerns over the close proximity to the town of the proposed Virginia by-pass route.

Yesterday the emerging preferred route option was announced, and is now available to view and for feedback at N3virginiabypass.ie.

However, there was a mixed reaction with some members of the community worried it would impact businesses and restrict development.

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Chair of Virginia Development Association, Patrick Farrelly says some were surprised the route closest to the town was chosen:

However, local councillor TP O'Reilly says they are quite set on this route and they were never going to keep everyone happy:

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