€10 million for Castleisland Bypass as other Kerry road projects get go ahead

28 Jan

€10 million in funding has been granted for work to start this year on the long-awaited Castleisland Bypass. The Minister for Transport has announced the news as part of the Government’s €1.44 billion allocation for this year’s national roads programme.

But it’s not just good news for Castleisland:
Some €30 million euro has been announced for Kerry roads in total.

  • €1.3 million has been given for the Barraduff Bridge.
  • €700,000 has been granted for the Tralee Bypass,
  • Almost €500,000 is to be given for the Lissivigeen Junction outside Killarney.
  • The Listowel Bypass is to get €100,000
  • The Gortanahaneboy to Rathmore Road will receive €400,000 and
  • Blackwater Bridge to Tahilla will get €550,000 – both for pavement and minor works.

The news has been welcomed by Ceann Comhairle John O’Donoghue, Senator Mark Daly and Deputy Jackie Healy-Rae.

via RADIO KERRY – NEWS.

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One Response to “€10 million for Castleisland Bypass as other Kerry road projects get go ahead”

  1. Sean January 29, 2009 at 10:31 #

    The Castleisland Bypass is to be the only new road project to commence in 2009 nationwaide. Up the Kingdom!

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