MORE THAN €10M GRANTED FOR DONEGAL ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

first_imgA total of €13.075 million has been granted to Donegal for the improvement and maintenance works on roads across Donegal.The news has been welcomed by Dinny McGinley TD.“I am delighted at the news that E13.075 million has been granted to Donegal for improvement and maintenance works on roads in the county.“I particularly welcome the additional E1 million allocation for the continuation of the Dungloe/Glenties Road, E300,000 for the Mountcharles to Inver Road. Also the €700,000 for Bridge strengthening. The total allocation for County Donegal is €13.075 million. I particularly welcome the additional E2.9 million for the Blackburn Bridge realignment Scheme. “This 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.“According to the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, this funding announced today represents a base allocation for local authorities that will be supplemented during the year in respect of certain maintenance works, pavement works and safety schemes.“Fine Gael has a plan to keep the economic recovery going and ensure that we continue to have more resources to invest in better services and infrastructure like roads. The Government’s capital Investment Plan 2016-2022, allocates €6 billion for transport, which includes €4.4 billion, for the maintenance and renewal of the road network.“It is hugely important we invest in our road network, particularly as the economic recovery continues. In our export led economy, a well maintained road network is crucial to businesses across the country. It is also integral to helping us continue attracting investment in this country, as well as for tourism.” MORE THAN €10M GRANTED FOR DONEGAL ROAD IMPROVEMENTS was last modified: December 22nd, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more