Galway gets €34.2 million for road improvements and maintenance in 2021

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More than €34 million has been allocated for the maintenance and improvement of national primary and secondary roads in Galway in 2021.

Transport Infrastructure Ireland has allocated €5,676,266 in grants to Galway City Council, and €28,535,371 to the County Council for the coming year.

In Galway City the lions share of the funding is for work on the N6 Bothar na dTreabh.

This includes €3 million allocated for improvement works, and €1.8 million for pavement works between the Coolagh Roundabout and Tuam Road.

Major projects in Galway County include €8 million for the advancement of the Moycullen Bypass, and €2 million for rehabilitation works on the Oughterard Bridge.

A further €3 million will go towards Phase 2 of the Ballindereen to Kinvara realignment, and works between Maam Cross and Bunnakill have been allocated €4 million.

The County Council has also received a grant of €300,000 to continue design works on the Galway to Athlone Greenway.