Just over €9.5m granted for Kerry’s national roads

Just over €9.5m has been granted for Kerry’s national roads. This is a drop from €22.64m allocated by the National Roads Authority last year. The reduction in funding is due to the completion of the Tralee Bypass. Minister Jimmy Deenihan, Deputies Brendan Griffin, Michael Healy-Rae and Tom Fleming and Senator Marie Moloney have each welcomed the announcement. Rural Kerry road €2m has been allocated by the NRA to the Tralee and Castleisland Bypass, under ‘Major Schemes’. €300,000 has been awarded towards the Listowel Bypass. The N86 Annascaul to Gortbreagoge road will receive €330,000 for pavement and minor works and  the Tralee to Dingle route has received an allocation of €100,000, under ‘Major Schemes’ Overall €4m has been awarded to ‘Pavement and Minor Works’ with €950,000 granted towards Derreennamucklagh Pavement Rehabilitation, €800,000 for Sneem to Drimnabeg Pavement strengthening and €750,000 for Looscaunagh Lough Pavement Rehabilitation.