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Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, has welcomed the allocation of €19,109,576 to Mayo County Council under the 2015 National
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring this week warmly welcomed the announcement by the National Roads Authority that further road works will take place on the N59 Rossow Bends at Kilmeena, Westport. The N59 Rossow Bends scheme, between Newport and Westport, is 1.8km in length and continues from the N59 Kilbride Scheme which was completed 2012. The Rossow Bends section is part of the overall N59 Westport to Mulranny Road Improvement Scheme.
The contract for the N59 improvement scheme at Moycullen was signed yesterday (Wednesday) in Galway County Council buildings in the presence of the Cathaoirleach of Galway County Council, Cllr Mary Hoade, and representatives from Wills Bros. Ltd, the company awarded the contract, and the National Roads Authority.
A Dublin MEP has been accused of “threatening progress” on a road she “does not travel regularly”, by raising questions about it in the European Parliament.
Michelle Mulherin, Fine Gael TD for Mayo, says the route selection for the N26, N58 and N5 being proposed by Mayo County Council's National Roads Design Office will give a huge boost to business and tourism in Ballina and Castlebar.
Gardaí at Delvin are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which claimed the life of a motorcyclist on the N52 last Thursday evening.
Cllr John Dolan is frustrated at the lack of investment planned for the N55 and the N62 roads in the south of the county.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport in the Department of Transport Michael Ring has welcomed the news that almost €17 million will be spent on national roads in Mayo next year. Minister Ring said: “Significant amounts of money have been allocated to different roads in County Mayo. I welcome this funding. The N5 Westport to Turlough road has been allocated €800,000. The N59 Westport to Mulranny has been allocated €3.5 million. This considerable level of funding is to be warmly welcomed for works which are urgently required on those roads”
The 2014 budget for Galway County Council was passed unanimously with an anticipated expenditure of €122 million, representing €4.5 million reduction on the budget adopted for 2013.
The Galway County Council is to be the lead authority in the €300 million Galway City Outer Bypass scheme with new consultants being appointed to prepare a new application which could be ready for submission to An Bord Pleanála 15 months from now.