More funding announced for Donegal’s National roads



A total of €1,715,000 has been announced by Transport Infrastructure Ireland for pavement strengthening on four projects in Donegal.

Earlier this week €900,000 for resurfacing works on the Dual Carriageway was made available but other projects to benefit from the funding have also been announced.

€215,000 has been granted for the N56 Knocknamona Scheme which is in the area of the Pramerica Roundabout. This scheme has been tendered and construction should commence before the end of June.

€210,000 has been allocated for the N56 Dunkineely East Scheme. This Scheme will be tendered shortly and construction should commence at the start of July.

€390,000 for the N56 Coneyburrow to Haw Scheme. This scheme is designed at present and is expected to be tendered and constructed later in 2016.

Welcoming the news, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Ciaran Brogan stated The four projects will improve Donegal’s accessibility for business and enhance the visitor experience.”