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A grant of €18 million has been sanctioned for regional and local roads in Mayo for 2013, down almost €2 million on last year’s allocation.
Extra gritters and ploughs have been ordered by Mayo County Council for this winter, members of the Roads and Transportation SPC were informed.
Deputy John McGuinness has welcomed the allocation of almost €13.6 million for Kilkenny roads under the 2011 National Roads Allocations.
Almost €19 million has been allowed to Mayo County Council in roads funding under the National Roads Allocation 2011.
Upgrade and realignment works are urgently needed at dangerous blackspots on the N17 where accidents are occurring on an ongoing basis, according to Independent councillor Seán Canney.
Following the announcement of almost €12 million roads funding for Mayo by the National Roads Authority, Mayo Fine Gael Deputy Michael Ring has criticised the allocation. The Westport deputy told the Mayo Advertiser: “What we need now is less spinning from the Government and more tar on the roads. We’ve had enough of it. The NRA funding has gone up by around €220,000 this year, but a lot of that is down to the N5 Bohola to Westport road.”
Castlebar Town Councillor Harry Barrett has labelled as “short-sighted” a decision by Government to halt planned spending on almost 80 national road-building schemes, worth billions of euro, until further notice. Four schemes between Longford and Westport on the N5 will be affected along with four other schemes on the N13, N14, and N15 group of roads in the northwest.
Locals are being invited to make their views known on the N4 Mullingar to Longford (Roosky) road scheme, with a series of public consultation exhibitions to take place next week.