Minister announces €294 million for regional and local roads.

Sligo allocated almost €8 million for maintenance and improvement works.

Sligo News File Online.

Pascal Donohoe, TD, Minister for Transport.
Pascal Donohoe, TD,
Minister for Transport.

Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe TD has announced details of the €294 million regional and local investment programme for 2015. The package, he said, will allow approximately 2,000 kms of regional and local road to be maintained and strengthened over the next twelve months.

Sligo has been granted just under €8 million, of which €1,130,000 is for road maintenance and €6, 778,000 for improvement works throughout the county. The  funding is additional to the county council’s own investment in roads within its area.