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Thursday 19 October 2017

Over €44m to be spent on road works in Co. Wexford

OVER €44 million is to be spent on road works across the county in 2012.

Of this €25 million is to be spent on national road improvement works, just over €9 million is to be spent on maintenance works and a further €9 million is to be spent on non-national road improvement works.

These figures were presented to councillors at last Tuesday's Wexford County Council monthly meeting in the Road Works Programme for 2012.

Some €160,802 is to be spent on National Primary Road Maintenance on the N11 at Gorey, €79,439 on the N11 at Enniscorthy and €26,886 on the N11 at Wexford. On the N25 at New Ross €73,215 is to be spent and on the N25 in Wexford €148,394 is to be spent. On the N30 at Enniscorthy €44,724 has been allocated for maintenance and on the route in New Ross €83,515 has been earmarked.

In terms of National Secondary Road Maintenance, €54,418 is to be spent on the N80 at Enniscorthy.

When it comes to maintaining the regional roads in each of the county's four districts €1.7 million is to be spent in total, while €5.6 is to be spent on maintaining local roads - with Gorey being allocated €1.28 million, Enniscorthy €1.22 million, New Ross € 1.24 million and Wexford €968,689.

Each of the county's four districts are also to share in a Restoration Improvement Grant of €5.9 million and a Restoration Maintenance Grant of €2.1 million.

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