Thursday May 28, 2020

Trucks may go free through Limerick Tunnel

Trucks could be allowed to use the Limerick Tunnel for free to relieve traffic congestion in the city.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
18th May, 2014
Leo Varadkar, Minister of Transport.

Trucks could be allowed to use the Limerick Tunnel for free to relieve traffic congestion in the city. Up to 15,000 large trucks are avoiding the €600 million tunnel every month by travelling through the city centre.

A pilot project found there was a 70 per cent increase in the number of trucks using the Limerick Tunnel last November when tolls of for trucks were lifted for the month. But since normal charging resumed, the number...

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