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Rogers Concerned About Avalanche Threat on Kilkeel Road
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SOUTH Down SDLP MLA Seán Rogers has warned motorists to take heed of the road signs in respect of the closure of the Kilkeel Road, Hilltown.dn_screen

Mr Rogers said: “The Kilkeel Road, Hilltown – known locally as the Spelga Pass, has been closed due to the risk of an avalanche.  I therefore urge all motorists to exercise extreme caution in this area. I am aware that the diversion route is via the coast and is very time consuming but this is a serious issue with potentially devastating consequences.

“I have made representations to the Roads Service in this regard.”