Increase: €1.2 million more than granted in 2019

Over €11.5m for local and regional roads in Leitrim

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Over €11.5m for local and regional roads in Leitrim

Funding has been allocated for Hartley bridge

A total of €11,564,578 million in funding has been allocated from the Department of Transport to assist the repair of regional and local roads in County Leitrim.
This is an increase of over €1.2 million on last year's figure when €10.3m was allocated.
The majority of the funding breaks down as follows:
Restoration improvement - € 5,478,500;
Restoration maintenance - €973,000;
Supplementary restoration maintenance - €602,000;
Discretionary grant - €1,818,500;
Bridge rehabilitation - €501,000;
Specific improvements - €649,040;
Community Involvement Scheme - €641,500;
Drainage Works - €455,338.
The total allocation under the specific improvement grants will see €385,000 for Hartley Bridge; €20,000 for Killavoggy bridge and €244,00 for Gorteendarragh, Kinlough.
Other notable allocations include €100,000 for Battle Bridge road at Leitrim Village and €50,000 each for  Drumloughran School Bridge; Annaghveagh Bridge, Tooman and Kilkbracken Bridge while Millpark Bridge is to receive €60,000.
€375,000 under safety improvement works on local roads will go towards works at a number of notable junctions with €70,000 for the R202 Dromod approach to Mohill and €50,000 along the R201 between Cloone and Aughavas.

The full list is as follows: