Leitrim Village to Kilclare Blueway - Contract No. 1
It is proposed to develop a total of 3.9km Blueway, comprising 2.8km Blueway from Lock 16 Killarcan to Lock 14 Drumduff, Co. Leitrim and a 1.1km Blueway from Lock 12 Lisconor to Lock 9 Kilclare primarily along the banks of the Shannon-Erne Waterway in Co. Leitrim. The majority of the proposed route is on lands in the ownership of Waterways Ireland excluding the roads crossings over the road network which are in the ownership of the local authority. The proposed Blueway involves the construction of a shared 3m wide track to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists in accordance with the National Trail Office Guidance. The aims of the Blueway development are to provide a quality recreational experience using the natural assets of an area and providing a dividend to the local community and their economy.