• Road Flooded

    €4 Million for Road Damages

    Good news and well done to Engineers and Roads Department as Sligo County Council secures €4M for road damages after December storms.
    However, a lot more funding is needed for the repair and upkeep of Class 3 roads that have been neglected countrywide over the years.

    Official Press Release
    Additional Roads Funding for 2016
    The Department of Transport Tourism and Sport has this morning advised Sligo County Council of an allocation of €4M for repair works on roads to address the damage arising from the severe weather in December 2015.
    This allocation is in response to funding applications made by Sligo County Council Roads and Transportation section in recent weeks. It is intended that the works to be prioritised under this funding allocation are repair works in respect of roads, bridges and drainage and also preventative works to address flooding on roads particularly those roads which have been subject to repeated flooding in recent years.

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