€10 million improvement scheme announced between Castlemaine and Killorglin

Pictured with Cllr Michael O’Shea at the Kilderry Bends on the N70, Franck Guérineau (centre) and Paul Curry of the Kerry National Road Design Office.

Kerry County Council has issued tenders for the construction of a multi-million euro improvement scheme between Castlemaine and Killorglin.

The monthly meeting of Kerry County Council today heard that works on the N70 Kilderry Bends are to be carried out – at an anticipated cost of €10 million.

The meeting heard pre-contract works, including archaeological testing and fencing, have now been substantially completed.

It’s also expected contractors for the N70 scheme will be appointed by year-end.