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Over €7.5 Million Allocated To Walking And Cycling Projects In Wicklow

The National Transport Authority says the projects, which includes €1.2 million for the Strand road cycle route and €50,000 for the Arklow to Woodenbridge and Shillelagh route, will provide high quality facilities for cyclists and walkers.

The funding for Wicklow is part of an overall total of €240 million allocated to support 448 sustainable transport projects across the country.

The projects involve works such as road improvements, segregated cycling lanes, footpath widening as well as upgrades to existing cycle schemes and other improvements to outdoor spaces.

Sustainable Transport Measures Grants: 2021 Allocations to County Wicklow:

  • Arklow - Woodenbridge - Shillelagh €50,000
  • Strand Road Cycle Route €1,200,000
  • Bray DART Interchange €500,000
  • Pedestrian Access Route Wicklow Train Station €75,000
  • Killarney Road Cycle Route €50,000
  • Vevay Road Cycle Route €50,000
  • Permeability to Public Transport or Schools €25,000
  • Bray Bridge footbridges and tie ins €350,000
  • Swan River Greenway €75,000
  • Bus Priority in Little Bray €50,000
  • Bray Public Transport Bridge Connection Phase 2 €70,000
  • Arklow Transport Study €150,000
  • Greystones Transport Study €150,000
  • Southern Cross Road VRU Improvements €75,000
  • Bray Main St. Bus Priority & Decongestion €50,000
  • Public Transport Priority & Public Realm Improvements at Bray Town Hall €20,000
  • Convent Avenue to Vevay Crescent Permeability Scheme €75,000
  • Covid Programme - Contractual Liability €540,000
  • Stimulus Programme - Contractual Liability €754,000
  • Putland Road €100,000
  • River Dargle Cycleway €50,000
  • Kilmacanogue to Bray Retail Park (Southern Cross Road) €50,000
  • Delgany Village to Mill Road €100,000
  • Rocky Road €50,000
  • Dublin Road to Wexford Road €75,000
  • Rathdown Road €30,000
  • Arklow Main St to Train Station €20,000
  • Blessington Main St to Deerpark €50,000
  • Wicklow Main St to Marlton Rd €30,000
  • Greystones Seafront to Kilcoole €125,000
  • Lower Main Street, Tinahask Road & Dock Road to South Quay €50,000
  • Old Ballymore Road €50,000
  • Quinsborough Road €30,000
  • Bridge Street to Wicklow Port €20,000
  • Sea Road to Train Station, Kilcoole €30,000
  • Bellevue Road €30,000
  • Old Connaught Avenue to Dublin Road €30,000
  • Woodstock Rd €20,000
  • R772 Ashford €30,000
  • Cycle parking provisions in Wicklow €200,000
  • Safe to Schools Programme - Support Infrastructure (Inc.: Redlane Blessington & St Bridget's, Manorkilbride) €600,000
  • Active Travel €1,517,000

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