€9.1 million investment in Limerick national road network

first_imgNewsTransport€9.1 million investment in Limerick national road networkBy Editor – January 8, 2018 6869 Typical traffic back up on the existing N20.A €9.1 million investment in Limerick’s national road network this year will include €1 million to continue the design and planning of the Foynes to Limerick Road and €1.5 million towards the planning of the Limerick to Cork motorway.The Foynes to Limerick Road plan will incorporate the bypass of Adare village which is designed to free up one of the worst traffic bottlenecks in the county.The investment will be managed by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Welcoming the news that €50,000 will be spent on the design of the traffic calming scheme for Kilcornan on the N69, Minister of State and local TD Patrick O’Donovan said that he met with officials from TII and the Department of Transport and stressed the need for work at Kilcornan.“I’m glad now that an allocation towards developing a plan has been made and once the design is complete, I will then be asking that further money is made available to proceed to develop the works,” he explained.“A further €2million will be invested on the existing surface of the N20; €600,000 for surface works in Adare; €100,000 for Mountmahon, Abbeyfeale and €345,000 for Templeglantine.“Further investment in national primary and national secondary roads in Limerick means that Limerick City and County Council will be able to deliver badly needed work across Limerick.”“This investment into the roads of Limerick is good news from the Government. It comes at a time of increased traffic on our roads and allows for continued work on projects including the delivery of Foynes to Limerick and Limerick to Cork routes,” Minister O’Donovan concluded.More transport news here Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Twitter Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Previous articleNew homes in Limerick almost €100,000 less than national averageNext articleBang On… The Nail Editor Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” center_img WhatsApp Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin Email Print WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads TAGSAbbeyfealeAdarefoyneslimerickLimerick City and County CouncilMountmahonPatrick O’Donovanroad networkTempleglantineTIITransport Infrastructure Ireland last_img read more