Almost €13m In Funding Announced For Kerry Roads This Morning

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rsz_sport_dept_logoNEARLY €13m has been allocated to Kerry for road improvement and maintenance works.

The funding – of €12,916,782 – is part of a €298 million national investment programme for 2016 for regional and local roads.

Projects to receive funding include: Cluainin Development, Listowel; Dromevame, Kenmare; Killerisk ; Listry Bridge Milltown; Convent Cross on the R553 ; Railway road Kenmare.; Knockananore Ballyduff; Dingle Inner Relief Road Phase 4; Listry Bridge; Gearhameen Bridge; Tulla More 1 bridge; Tulla More 2 bridge.

Minister Jimmy Deenihan welcomed the news saying: “Kerry is getting a real boost from this significant investment of €12,916,782 in our local and regional roads. The announcement of this funding allocation today by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, allows Kerry County Council to plan its work programme for the year.

“The funding package will allow approximately 2,000 kilometres of regional and local roads to be maintained nationally and close to 2,000 kilometres strengthened this year.”

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