To ask the Minister for Transport the amount of revenue which is expected to be generated from road tolling over the next 20 years; the amount which will accrue to the State and to the private sector; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
- Olivia Mitchell.
For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 28th March, 2006.
Ref No: 11678/06 Proof: 228
Transferred (from) Finance -- 28/03/2006 -- Question No 604 (Written)
Answered by Minister for Transport (Martin Cullen T.D.)
The statutory power to levy tolls on national roads, to make toll bye-laws, and to enter into toll agreements with private investors in respect of national roads is vested in the National Roads Authority (NRA) under Part V of the Roads Act 1993 (as amended by the Planning and Development Act 2000).
The NRA has been asked to forward the information sought to the Deputy.