Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2484)

Brendan Smith


2484. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if additional funding will be provided to Cavan County Council in 2019 for the non-national road network in view of the urgent need to restore and upgrade large sections of the network; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33963/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The improvement and maintenance of regional and local roads is the statutory responsibility of the relevant local authority in accordance with the provisions of Section 13 of the Roads Act 1993. Works on those roads are funded from the Council's own resources supplemented by State road grants. The initial selection and prioritisation of works to be funded is a matter for the Council.

All available grant funding for 2019 has been allocated.