Have you every wondered why the lights suddenly disappear at Junction 3 (Athy) on the M9?
Motorists often complain they nearly miss the turn-off because of poor visibility after dark.
However it has emerged that the Junction 3 southbound is part of a pilot project for turning off public lights to save energy.
Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) explained that:
"Junction 3 on the M9 is part of a pilot scheme for the switch-off and removal of public lighting which is surplus to that required under present Lighting Design Standards."
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