Road funding is good news for Cork drivers – Collins
Cork receives highest national allocation signalling sustained spending by local authority on upkeep of roads
Fine Gael Cork South West Deputy, Áine Collins, has welcomed the announcement of more than €6.5 million to be spent on the upkeep and repair of local and regional roads across the county. The announcement was made by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD, as part of an overall package of €50 million for roads nationally.
“As part of a €50 million expenditure allocation that has been approved by Government for the repair, upkeep and maintenance of local and regional roads across the country, Cork County Council has been allocated €5,818,342, with the City Council being awarded €759,304.
“This total of €6,577,646 is the largest amount allocated to any county, reflecting the size of Cork and continue reading…