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Richmond Hill surface is "dangerous to motorcyclists"

Tue, 25 Jan 2011

Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK
Infrastructure Minister Phil Gawne MHK

The Infrastructure Minister has been explaining that the new road surface at Richmond Hill is a danger to motorcyclists.

The crawler lane has been coned of whilst works to correct a ridge in the newly laid tarmac are carried out.

Phil Gawne says, despite these problems, the project is still within budget.

It's believed there would be a danger for bikers once the speed limit is increased to 50 miles per hour.

A temporary speed limit of 30 has been in place since the works began last February.

Mr Gawne explained this has also been an issue recently [play clip]

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