Kildare County Council says it is of the opinion that repairs to the "mass path" in Moone "could create
a dangerous situation"
Athy Fianna Fáil Cllr., Martin Miley, says the path that was installed as part of the project, in 1998, is in need of attention.
It serves the communities of Bolton Hill and Bolton Abbey.
The Athy District Engineer says any such move could result in pedestrians being "led to cross the R448 at a very fast section of this road.