Tuesday, 24 February 2009
Department of Transport
Question 255: To ask the Minister for Transport the current and capital spending on road infrastructure in each of the past five years; the proposed current and capital spending in 2009; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7552/09]
The current and capital spending on road infrastructure in each of the past five years, and the proposed 2009 spend are set out in the accompanying table.
|Exchequer Investment in National Roads 2004-2008|
|€ ,000||€ ,000||€ ,000|
The allocation for 2009 is €1,440 million (Construction) and €49.255 million (Maintenance).
State grants for regional and local roads paid to local authorities in each of the years 2004 to 2008, and the allocation for 2009, are set out in the following table.
|Capital and Current Investment in Regional and Local Roads 2004-2009 allocation|
|Year||Capital Expenditure||Current Expenditure|