To ask the Minister for Transport if he has sought or received information relating to the operation or safety factors at the Port Tunnel; when he first received such information and from whom; and if will make a statement on the matter.
- Bernard J. Durkan.
For ORAL answer on Thursday, 6th March, 2008.
Ref No: 9748/08 Lottery: 100
Answered by the Minister for Transport (Noel Dempsey TD)
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 Dublin Port Tunnel, is a matter for the National Roads Authority (NRA) under the Roads Act, 1993 in conjunction with the local authorities concerned.