Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Questions (263)

Billy Timmins

Question:

266 Deputy Billy Timmins asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the road schemes, their cost, submitted to him by Wicklow County Council for 2012; and which schemes were funded. [32768/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport)

Applications are sought from local authorities for funding of regional and local roads under two grant categories, the Specific Improvement Grants Scheme and the Low Cost Safety Improvements Scheme. The funding sought by Wicklow County Council under these two grant categories in 2012 and the allocation provided is outlined in the following tables:

Table 1 Funding sought under the Specific Improvement Grants Scheme in 2012

Project

Allocation Requested

Allocation Provided

Lacken Falls Bridge Replacement

135,000

135,000

Ballylow Bridge Repair

52,000

52,000

Rathdrum Retaining Wall R752

175,000

175,000

Ticknock Bridge Parapet Rebuilding Works

99,000

99,000

Fortgranite Bridge Repair Works

35,000

35,000

Coates Bridge Repair Works

48,000

48,000

Aghavannagh Masonry Arch Bridge Repair Works

70,000

70,000

Sheeanamore Lower Bridge Repair Works

65,000

65,000

Macreddin Bridge Repair Works

40,000

40,000

Newrath Lane Junction Improvement Works

117,000

117,000

Total

836,000

836,000

Table 2 Funding sought under the Low Cost Safety Improvement Grants Scheme in 2012

Project

Allocation Requested

Allocation Provided

R117 Enniskerry*

53,000

40,000

R752 Glenealy

10,000

0

L6144 Ballinaclash

7,000

0

R747 Woodfield*

35,000

10,000

R755 Annamoe*

12,000

2,500

R772 Arklow*

15,000

20,000

R412 Tyntepark Cross Roads

50,000

50,000

R761 Newrath Lane

30,000

0

L8361 Lugnagroagh

26,000

26,000

L1096 Cronroe

30,000

30,000

Total

268,000

178,500

*Funding sought by the Council was subsequently amended following discussions between Council Engineers and NRA Engineers.