Tuesday, 3 December 2019
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
Road Projects Status
509. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he will reconsider the upgrade of the N81 as a priority for future capital roads plans; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49983/19]
As Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme. Under the Roads Acts 1993-2015, the operation, maintenance and upgrading of individual national roads is a matter for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), in conjunction with the local authorities concerned.
Noting the above position, I have referred your question to TII for a direct reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.