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Funding Approved For Road Improvements In County Wicklow

Over €12.5 million in funding has been announced for the maintenance of regional and local roads in County Wicklow.

It’s part of a wider funding programme worth more than half a billion euro that will allow for thousands of kilometres of roads to be strengthened and maintained around the country.

The investment will also facilitate over 300 safety projects to be carried out.

Minister of State, Hildegarde Naughton, says the funding will be focused on improving the existing road network.


Wicklow Road improvement schemes to receive funding include:

  • R-755   Cunninghams Corner, Roundwood          €48,500
  • R-747   On the R-747 between Woodenbridge and Augrhrim        €48,000
  • R756    R756 from top of Wicklow Gap to Hollywood (Blessington Area)    €73,000
  • R-752   On the R-752 at Avoca   €14,000
  • R-747   On the R-747 between Arklow and Woodenbridge            €6,500
  • R-752   On the R-747 between Rathdrum and Laragh      €6,500
  • R-755   Annamoe Village Centre €8,500
  • R-750   Magheramore    €16,000
  • L-1048  Woodstock Road           €21,000
  • L3221   Carnew to Clonegal Road at Glennashouk (Tinahely Area)            €10,000
  • R725/L7227      Coolattin Road, Carnew (Tinahely Area)  €25,000
  • L-2196-68         Bearnacle National School, Johnstown, Arklow    €8,500
  • L-2197-0           Ballycoog National School, Johnstown, Arklow     €5,000
  • L-1020  Road approach to each side of a school crossing at Powerscort National School on the Cookstown Road, Enniskerry        €7,000
  • R-761   Knockroe, Kilcoole Road €30,000

 Bridge rehabilitation projects to receive funding include: 

  • BALLYSHEEMAN BRIDGE        €15,000
  • BALLYKEANE BRIDGE REDCROSS      €15,000
  • BALLYROGAN BRIDGE €15,000
  • TEMPLERAINEY BRIDGE         €15,000
  • THE GULLET BRIDGE  €17,500
  • SHEANNA MOR BRIDGE          €15,000
  • BALLYMORRIS BRIDGE           €25,000
  • RODDENAGH BRIDGE, AUGHRIM        €17,500
  • POTTERS RIVER BRIDGE        €25,000
  • BALLINACLASH BRIDGE          €15,000
  • BOLEY BRIDGE SHILELAGH ROAD      €15,000
  • KILABEG BRIDGE COOLKENNA           €20,000
  • GLEN ROAD BRIDGE HOLLYWOOD     €20,000
  • CLOUGHLEA BRIDGE  €45,000
  • SALLYS BRIDGE          €64,000

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