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Over €36 milliion for maintenance and renewal of road network in Co. Galway

February 22, 2021

Over €36 milliion for maintenance and renewal of road network in Co. Galway

Some €36.2 million has been allocated for the maintenance and renewal of the road network in County Galway a Fine Gael Senator has said.

 

Senator Dolan said: “This funding will cover routine maintenance to safeguard our infrastructure, ensure that our roads are resilient against the deteriorating effects of climate change and also contains provisions for walking and cycling infrastructure and safety schemes.

 

Some funded projects in EAs Galway include

 

· €373,500 from Creagh Church in Ballinasloe to Dolans Service Station at the Roscommon County Boundary - R446

· €20,000 for Eglish for safety improvement works

· €30,000 in Ballyroe Williamstown for safety improvement work

 

 

Senator Aisling Dolan continued: “Maintaining our regional and local road network in Co. Galway is not only important for connectivity, but crucial to ensuring safety on our roads, reducing road collisions and protecting lives.

 

“Funding for the roll out of a signage programme relating to lower speed limits in housing areas as well as ‘safe passing’ signs for cyclists will also be provided for as part of today’s allocations.

 

“Routine maintenance works are fundamental to safeguarding our road infrastructure and keeping the network in a good condition

 

“All strategic road improvement investment schemes will include provisions for walking and cycling infrastructure to take account of the needs of all road users, including cyclists and pedestrians.

 

“I commend my colleagues Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton for this critically important investment. I know it will make a huge difference to our road network in Co. Galway.





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