Snow Storm – Situation Update from Fingal County CouncilFebruary 28, 2018 ADMIN 0
All roads in Fingal are currently open to traffic but conditions are poor and drivers are advised to exercise caution and reduce speed. Fingal County Council is focusing on the roads designated as Priority 1 and Priority 2. These roads were salted and ploughed at 4am this morning. When the crews returned to their depots, the trucks were reloaded with salt and sent out again at 8am.
All public parks in Fingal have been closed until further notice due to the inclement weather. The Estuary Recycling Centre in Swords and the Recycling Centre in Coolmine have also been closed until further notice. All other Council facilities remain open for business at this time.
Members of the public can submit reports of issues caused by snowfall and low temperatures to www.fixyourstreet.ie. Issues can also be phoned in to 01-8905000, which is manned on a 24/7 basis. These reports will be logged and assessed.
Reports of people sleeping rough should be phoned to 1800 707 707.
The Council’s Crisis Management Team had a conference call at 8am this morning and will convene again at 12.30pm to review the situation.
Photos below show Balbriggan and Balrothery at around 9:30am this morning with more photos to be added over the coming hours