N5 Westport to Turlough road to go to tender

Fri, May 25, 2018

Minister Michael Ring

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring, has welcomed the news that the N5 Westport to Turlough road project will go toe-Tender for the procurement of a main contractor.

Mayo County Council will be working with TII in progressing this scheme. The total cost of the investment in this project is approximately €170m which covers land, construction, and all other costs.

Minister Ring said: “I am delighted that the Government has decided to allow the N5 Westport to Turlough road project to go to tender. This is brilliant news for Mayo. It is one of the most significant investments in the west of Ireland in a generation. It will transform the way Mayo will work. It is a signal of intent for the Atlantic corridor and it will help to drive the development of the county.


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