It’s important that roads at entry points into the county are of a good standard according to a community group on the Kerry/Limerick border.
The National Roads Authority says work should start this month or in November and depending on the weather, should take six weeks to complete.
Joan Murphy is chairperson of Tarbert Development Association which has campaigned on the issue.
She says she appreciates Kerry County Council has been carrying out important works on the road.
However, Joan Murphy says improvements are long overdue.