Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Questions (209)

Mary Mitchell O'Connor

Question:

209. Deputy Mary Mitchell O'Connor asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a pedestrian flyover will be provided at the southbound carriageway of the N11 at Stillorgan near the junction with Lower Kilmacud Road, Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42687/13]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  The planning, design and implementation of individual road projects is a matter for the National Roads Authority (NRA) under the Roads Acts 1993 to 2007 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned.  

Within its capital budget, the assessment and prioritisation of individual projects is a matter in the first instance for the NRA in accordance with Section 19 of the Roads Act. Noting the above position, I have referred the Deputy’s question to the NRA for direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you don’t receive a reply within 10 working days.