To ask the Minister for Transport the amount of revenue which is expected to be generated from road tolling over the next ten years; the percentage and value of that figure which will accrue to the State; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
- Thomas P. Broughan.
For WRITTEN answer on Wednesday, 28th May, 2008.
Ref No: 21232/08
Answered by Minister for Transport
(Noel Dempsey 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 and the Roads Act 2007).
The NRA has been asked to forward the information sought to the Deputy.