More than €36 million has been allocated for the maintenance and renewal of local and regional roads in Galway County this year.
Minister of Transport Eamon Ryan today announced a €555 million funding package for local and regional roads in 2021.
This will be used to allow approximately 3,100kms of roads to be maintained and 2,450kms to be strengthened.
Galway Senator Aisling Dolan confirmed that €36.2 million of the overall package has been allocated for works in Galway.
Minister of State and Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton said “Maintaining our regional and local road network is not only important for connectivity, but crucial to ensuring safety on our roads, reducing road collisions and protecting lives.”
Minister Eamon Ryan said “Our main priority in 2021 is the maintenance and renewal of our existing regional and local road network.”
“This type of routine maintenance is fundamental to safe guarding our road infrastructure and keeping the network in a good condition.”