€7.7 million for works to national roads in Kerry in 2016

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Transport Infrastructure Ireland has announced over €7.7 million for works to national roads in Kerry in 2016. Transport Infrastructure Ireland The state body formerly known as the NRA announced the breakdown of roads funding today. Almost 1.5 million will be spent on road maintenance and local authority support in 2016. 300,000 euro has been allocated to the Tralee Bypass, while 150,000 euro has been allocated for work on the Castleisland Bypass. Previously announced, 475,000 euro is included for Corrmaree Bridge on the N22. Meanwhile, 100,000 euro has been set aside for the Listowel Bypass and €200,000 has been allocated for the Tralee to Dingle road. €1.6 million is allocated for pavement and minor works in 2016. €1 million is going to the Lispole to Mountoven section of the N86, €100,000 will be spent on William Street, Listowel, €150,000 is allocated for Kilderry bends improvement scheme, €200,000 is going to the Blackwater Bridge in Sneem and €150,000 has been announced for Realagh Realignment on the N71. €1.5 million has been allocated for bridge rehabilitation work in Kerry, Cork and Clare next year. The funding has been welcomed by Senator Marie Moloney, Deputy Arthur Spring and Minister Jimmy Deenihan.