Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (768)

Tom Fleming


768. Deputy Tom Fleming asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will, in conjunction with the National Roads Authority, make available the necessary funding to provide an overlay to the surface to the following national primary routes: N21, Headleys Bridge to Castleisland; N22, Farranfore to Killarney to County Bounds; and N23, Castleisland to Farranfore; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5689/14]

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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.

Noting the above position, I have referred the Deputy’s question to the NRA for direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.