Thursday, 8 October 2020

Ceisteanna (103)

Cormac Devlin

Ceist:

103. Deputy Cormac Devlin asked the Minister for Transport if he will request TII to investigate the placing of new rumble strips and chevrons as part of roadworks at the junction of the M50 and M11 adjacent to Newvale, Shankill, County Dublin which have resulted in a significant increase in noise levels from the road which is having devastating impact on local residents; if TII will consider replacing them with flexi bollards or another solution that does not have such a detrimental impact; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29434/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

As Minister for Transport I have responsibility for overall policy and securing exchequer funding in relation to the National Roads Programme. Under the Roads Acts 1993-2015 and in line with the National Development Plan (NDP), the operation and maintenance of individual national roads is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), in conjunction with the local authorities concerned. This is also subject to the Public Spending Code Guidelines and the necessary statutory approvals. In this context, TII is best placed to advise you on this issue.

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 51