FLOODING UPDATE FROM LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL


PRESS RELEASE AT 09.30 – 24th NOVEMBER 2017 – LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL

Laois County Council wish to advise that the N80 is now open to traffic except for Irishtown. Local diversions continue to be in place.

With regard to Portarlington, Botley Lane and Bog Road are closed. Stop and go is currently in place on Patrick Street and the Council will continue to monitor the situation.

Roads crews, Civil Defence crews and Fire Service crews are in attendance. Members of the public are requested to observe road closure signs, drive appropriately and not attempt to drive through flooded areas.

Please be advised if you require the assistance of Laois County Council contact (057) 86 64000. In the event that you require the emergency services, please dial 999.

Laois County Council would like to acknowledge and thank the public for their on-going co-operation. Laois County Council would also like to acknowledge the assistance provided by other local authorities and all agencies including members of the Defence Forces.