Thursday, 19 September 2019

Questions (71, 72, 73, 76, 78, 79, 80)

Barry Cowen

Question:

71. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Skibbereen flood relief scheme has been completed; if not, when it is expected to be completed; the estimated cost of the project; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38040/19]

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Barry Cowen

Question:

72. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Bandon flood relief scheme has been completed; if not, when it is expected to be completed; the estimated cost of the project; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38041/19]

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Barry Cowen

Question:

73. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Bray flood relief scheme has been completed; if not, when it is expected to be completed; the estimated cost of the project; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38042/19]

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Barry Cowen

Question:

76. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Enniscorthy flood relief scheme capital project has commenced; if so, the stage the project is at; when the project is expected to go out for tender; when construction will commence; when the project will be completed; the estimated cost of the project; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38072/19]

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Barry Cowen

Question:

78. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Arklow flood relief scheme capital project has commenced; if so, the stage the project is at; when the project is expected to go out for tender; when construction will commence; when the project will be completed; the estimated cost of the project; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38074/19]

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Barry Cowen

Question:

79. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the stage the Lower Lee Cork city flood relief scheme project is at; when the project will go out for tender; when construction will commence; when the project will be completed; the estimated cost of the project; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38090/19]

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Barry Cowen

Question:

80. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the stage the Clonakilty flood relief scheme project is at; when the project will go out for tender; when construction will commence; when the project will be completed; the estimated cost of the project; the amount spent to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38091/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 71 to 73, inclusive, 76, and 78 to 80, inclusive, together.

The information requested by the Deputy is provided in the following table. 

Flood Relief Scheme  

Current Stage  

Expected date for Project to go to tender for construction*  

Expected date for Construction commencement*  

Expected date for Construction completion  

Estimated total project cost**

€m   

Expenditure to date

    

€m  

Clonakilty

Construction (Commenced Q2 2018)

N/A

N/A

Q2 2020

€24.1

€14.2

Bandon

Substantially Complete

N/A

N/A

Q3 2020

€28.4

€24.2

Lower Lee (Cork City)

Detailed design

Mid to late 2020

2021

Anticipated construction period   of 5-6 years

 €140m (currently under review to take account of design   changes since Public Exhibition)

Approx €9m. (this includes Site  Investigation works, surveys, Consultants’ fees and Invasive Species   treatment)

Bray

Complete

N/A

N/A

Complete

€43

€42.6

Arklow

Design

2021

2021

2023

€28

€0.9 

Enniscorthy

Detailed Design

2020

2020

2023

€44.5

€3.57

Skibbereen

Substantially complete

N/A

N/A

Q4 2019

€34.5

€25.4

* Dates given for projects to go to tender and for construction commencement are best estimates at this stage and are subject to planning approval or Ministerial Confirmation

**These are current best estimates of cost based on information available at this time and are subject to change.