To ask the Minister for Transport the progress made in constructing a linked metropolitan corridor from Waterford through Cork, Limerick/ Shannon to Galway as outlined in the Programme for Government; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
- David Stanton.
For WRITTEN answer on Wednesday, 27th February, 2008.
Ref No: 8517/08
Answered by the Minister for Transport (Noel Dempsey)
As Minister for Transport I have responsibility for overall policy and funding in relation to the national roads programme element of Transport 21. As the Deputy is aware, the implementation of individual national road projects, including the Atlantic Road Corridor, is a matter for the National Roads Authority (NRA) under the Roads Act, 1993 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned.