To ask the Minister for Transport further to Parliamentary Question No. 475 of 16 December 2003, if consideration has been given to transferring negotiations in relation to land acquisition in respect of the link from the N4 at Enfield to Edenderry from Kildare County Council to the NRA in view of the fact that this is the preferred option of the landowners involved; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
- Bernard J. Durkan.
For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 2nd November, 2004.
Ref No: 27284/04
Answered by the Minister for Transport (Martin Cullen)
As the road (R402) referred to by the Deputy is a regional road the acquisition of land in respect of the upgrade of the road is a matter for the local authority and does not come under the remit of the NRA.