At the recent South Dublin County Council’s Annual Road Works Programme was delivered to elected members to outline how much the Council plans to spend on roadworks and footpath repairs throughout the year. The programme also lists the locations of planned repairs and estimates the individual costs of these repairs. Of significant note, €140,000 is earmarked for roadworks on the Nangor Road in Clondalkin, €205,000 will be spent on the Ballinscorney Road (R114) and €65,000 for footpath repair in various locations of Lucan’s Esker Meadow Estate.
This represents an approximate increase of 12% in spending by the Council when compared to the 2018 Annual Road Works Programme. The main features of the investment programme include:€1,095,000 for the Clondalkin Area, €912,000 for the Lucan Area, €600,000 for Tallaght Central, €548,000 for Tallaght South, €679,000 for the Rathfarnham Area and €575,000 for Templeogue-Terenure
Michael Mulhern, South Dublin Council Council’s Director of Land Use, Planning and Transportation, said, “We are very happy to deliver this programme of works and announce the 12% increase in overall spending. Roads and footpaths that are well-maintained reduce journey times for our citizens and, crucially, are safer for us all to travel on. This increase shows the Council’s commitment to promoting healthier lifestyles and delivering the highest possible standards for our citizens and anyone visiting our County.”