Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (1109)

Danny Healy-Rae

Question:

1109. Deputy Danny Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason pedestrian crossings for schools (details supplied) are being held up by TII. [13605/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme.  Under the Roads Acts 1993-2015, the planning, design and construction of individual national roads is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) in conjunction with the local authorities concerned.  TII also arrange payments to local authorities for various projects relating to the national roads programme.

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