€1.65m In Funding Announced For Resurfacing Of Part Of Tralee-Listowel Road

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KERRY TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, confirmed yesterday that €1.65 million is to be made available to Kerry County Council (KCC) by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) for the resurfacing of four kilometres of the N69  Listowel to Tralee Road at Mountcoal.

Minister Griffin and Fine Gael County Councillor for Listowel Municipal District, Councillor Mikey Kennelly welcomed the funding.

They said that the stretch of road in question is one of the worst stretches of national road in Kerry and is the main artery linking North Kerry with Tralee and the rest of the county.

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They said that they will be following up with Kerry County Council to help ensure that works will progress as soon as possible.

The tender documents for the scheme are nearing completion and Kerry County Council is targeting to go to tender in February.

This money is in addition to the €19 million announced before Christmas for national roads in Kerry in 2019.

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