Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Questions (216)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin


216. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a full and urgent assessment will be requested on the need to introduce slip lanes for traffic exiting the N2 at Castleblayney (details supplied) in the interest of road users' safety; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24454/19]

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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.  Under the Roads Acts 1993-2015, the planning, design and upgrading of individual national roads is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. 

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

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A