N55 road (Ireland)
N55 at Tang, County Westmeath
|Length||78.815 km (48.973 mi)|
Athlone - Ballymahon upgrade
In October 2017, a public consultation began into the re-routing of the Athlone to Ballymahon section of the road. The route affects areas such as Annaghgortagh, and Kilkenny West Plans were still in development in summer 2018.
(Southwest to Northeast)
- It starts at a grade separated interchange (Junction 4) on the N6 Athlone by-pass in County Westmeath and runs northwest through Ballymahon, crossing the N4 at Edgeworthstown, County Longford, through Granard, County Longford and northwest to Ballinagh, County Cavan before terminating at a roundabout junction with the N3 in Cavan town.
- "Consultation On N55 Athlone To Ballymahon Road Upgrade". Midlands103.com. 25 October 2017. Archived from the original on 25 October 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
- Connolly, Emer (7 June 2018). "Work on new N55 may not begin for eight years". WestmeathIndependent.ie. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 9 November 2018.