Thursday, 21 November 2019

Ceisteanna (225)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

225. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the up-to-date proposals in relation to the alleviation of traffic congestion on the M4 Kilcock to Dublin which is under capacity; if the extent of upgrading on the route has been agreed; if so, the likely timescale of its implementation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48509/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar 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 improvement, maintenance 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
Question No. 226 answered with Question No. 223.