Motorists are being warned to brace themselves for further disruption as road works in Killeagh are set to last for a further four weeks.
Transport Infrastructure Ireland say long queues, congestion and severe delays can be expected.
The news comes following communication to the East Cork Municipality following a motion tabled by Cllr Michael Hegarty last month.
The Fine Gael Cllr had been calling for a member of the roads authority to attend the July sitting of the borough to answer questions regarding the Killeagh Village enhancement scheme and planned works on the N25 in Castlemartyr.
Cllr Hegarty expressed his extreme frustration at the July sitting of the borough on Monday 3 July when the Roads Authority failed to provide a representative.
Following a further request by Council officials for a response at the meeting the TII issued an email response, much to the dissatisfaction of Cllr Hegarty.
They said the final surface course in Killeagh is scheduled to begin on the 17 July and is expected to take at least a week to complete.
“Traffic management will remain in place and long delays can be expected”, the email stated.
Traffic chaos has caused misery among motorists and the business community in Killeagh since works commenced last October- with Cllrs even voicing their woes.
The project was due to be complete by the end of May however the discovery of human bones had stalled the works while archaeological investigations were carried out.
A similar scheme to upgrade overlay and footpaths in Castlemartyr will go to tender this month with an anticipated start date of mid to late September.
Re-surfacing works are also to take place at Ballyvergan Youghal, at the start of the Youghal bypass.
The works are expected to commence at the beginning of August leading to more traffic chaos along the N25.
Currently the TII are in the process of awarding the contract which is expected to last up to three weeks.

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