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The contract has been awarded for the construction of two new sections of the N86 road between Tralee and Dingle.

Major improvement works will take place between Lispole and Ballynasare and between Ballygarret and Camp.

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The contract has been awarded to Kerry-based Allman Contracts Ltd and Mid-Cork Tarmacadam Ltd, operating as a joint venture.

CONTRACT SIGNED FOR N86 TRALEE-DINGLE ROAD IMPROVEMENT  - 22.11.16  Colm McSweeney  Mid-Cork Tarmacadam Ltd  , Brendan Allman Kerry-based Allman Contracts Ltd , James Morris KCC , Martin O'Donoghue KCC , Angela McAllen KCC , Dara Walsh KCC , Cllr Seamus Cosia McGearailt , Paul  Curry KCC , John Breen KCC , Dave Crawley RPS , Kieran Ruane RPS , Frank Joy KCC and Rosemary Cronin KCC .  FRONT L/R Aidan McSweeney Mid-Cork Tarmacadam Ltd , Jim Allman Kerry-based Allman Contracts Ltd  , Mayor of Kerry Michael O'Shea , Mouira Murrell CEO KCC , Paul Moran and Charlie O'Sullivan KCC .   PRESS RELEASETuesday, 22 November 2016CONTRACT SIGNED FOR N86 TRALEE-DINGLE ROAD IMPROVEMENT SCHEMEThe contract has been awarded for the construction of two new sections of the N86 road between Tralee and Dingle. The contract for the major improvement works between Lispole and Ballynasare and between Ballygarret and Camp has been awarded to Kerry-based Allman Contracts Ltd and Mid-Cork Tarmacadam Ltd operating as a joint venture. The contract documents were signed by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Michael O’Shea at Áras an Chontae this morning.Work on the €8 million project is expected to get underway shortly and will take approximately 18 months to complete. The works will see the continuation of improvements in recent years on the main national route on the Dingle Peninsula which is a primary tourism artery. Funding for the scheme – measuring 4km in total across both sections – is being provided by Transport Infrastructure Ireland.   The project will include a continuation of a cycleway and pedestrian facility and will be consistent with the recently improved section on the N86 between Annascaul and Gortbreagoge. It is expected that, subject to availability of further funding, the construction of the remainder of this scheme will be progressed over the coming years.  Welcoming the signing of the contract, the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Michael O

 

Documents were signed by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Michael O’Shea at Áras an Chontae this morning.

Preparatory work on the €8 million project is underway and the contract will take approximately 18 months to complete.
The works will see the continuation of improvements in recent years on the main national route on the Dingle Peninsula which is a primary tourism artery.
Funding for the scheme – measuring 4km in total across both sections – is being provided by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).
The project will include a continuation of a cycleway and pedestrian facility and will be consistent with the recently improved section on the N86 between Annascaul and Gortbreagoge.
It is expected that, subject to availability of further funding, the construction of the remainder of the scheme between Tralee and Dingle will be progressed over the coming years.
West Kerry Fine Gael Councillor Seamus Cosaí Fitzgerald said the people of the Dingle Peninsula have been waiting a long time for this: