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The IDA, (Irish Development Authority) have no plans to develop existing sites in Tuam despite them previously having planning permission for development for factories that ran out in 2009. With the new motorway linking Tuam to Galway, Limerick, Dublin and elsewhere it would seem foolish to not take this opportunity to promote the town of Tuam and offer companies relocation incentives to set up in Tuam. According to the Connacht Tribune back in 2016 it appeared that plans were afoot to develop these sites;
There has been little respite to commuters traveling to Galway from Tuam with heavy Traffic still finding its way through claregalway. Many had hoped the new motorway opened recently would have helped to reduce traffic heading to Galway from Tuam, however, it would seem that whilst traffic is has reduced slightly it is still very heavy at peak times. More worryingly it seems that traffic is now growing at the Galway intersection from the new motorway at Briarhill.
The Tuam to Gort motorway has finally opened ahead of schedule. The Rathmorrissey interchange, where the M17/M18 will meet the M6. It's certainly welcome news for Tuam that we are finally connected to Ireland by way of Motorway, opened 2 months ahead of schedule at a cost of €550 Million Euro the new Tuam to Gort Motorway offers some vital respite for the traffic situation in Tuam and connects the town to a growing network of Motorways and Dual Carriageways that will now connect Tuam to Dublin, Athlone and Limerick. Ultimately the 53km motorway is planned to be part of the "Atlantic Corridor" which will eventually link Sligo to Cork. The opening follows three years of construction where the then, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar were pictured turning the Sod. Current Taoiseach Leo Varadkar noted the moment of his official Twitter feed....​
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