Over €7.7m Allocated For Work On Kerry Roads

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Over €300,000 has been allocated for works on the Tralee bypass.

OVER €7.7m in funds have been allocated for improvement and maintenance work on Kerry roads today.

Kerry County Council will be allocated €6,323,517 for road improvements and €1,445,446 for road maintenance, totalling €7,768,963.

Castleisland By-Pass is to be allocated €150,000, Tralee By-Pass; €300,000, William Street Pavement Surface Repairs € 100,000, Kilderry Bends Improvement Scheme €150,000; N70 Blackwater Bridge to Sneem €200,000; N71 Realagh Realignment €150,000, N86 Lispole to Mountoven €1,000,000. Kerry, Cork and Clare Bridge Rehabilitations will get €1,500,000.

Deputy Arthur J Spring and Minister Jimmy Deenihan both welcomed the news.

The funding is part of an allocation of almost €160 million from Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII). Nationally, €139.7 million of this will go towards road improvement works, while €20.2 million will go towards essential road maintenance.

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