€6.4m in road improvement works planned
PLANS for road improvement works around South Dublin County totalling €6.4m will be brought before councillors at next month’s meeting of South Dublin County Council.
The draft works cover all of South Dublin County Council’s electoral areas, with the largest allocation of €665k being proposed for roadworks in the Clondalkin area.
The locations earmarked for road improvement works in Clondalkin include the New Nangor Road (€110k), Coolmine Road (€105k), Aylmer Road (€85k), Baldonnel Road (€75k) and Calliaghstown Lane (€65k).
The second-highest allocation, totalling €580k, is proposed for footpath repairs in Rathfarnham and Templeogue.
A spend of €90k is proposed for Crannagh and Ballytore in Rathfarnham, while kerbing works at Mountdown Avenue, Road and Drive in Perrystown, Fernhill Park and Limekiln Road are proposed at a cost of €50k each.
Footpath repairs totalling €50k are proposed for Butterfield and Marian Road, including 50-56 Marian Road, in Rathfarnham, and the Wainsfort Estate and Wainsfort Road in Terenure.
In Tallaght Central, footpath repairs are proposed for Kingswood and Kilnamanagh at €30k each, while €40k is proposed for Millbrook Lawns and the Crescent.
A number of areas in Tallaght Central are proposed for footpaths repairs at €25k each, including the Kiltipper Estate in Old Bawn, the Heatherview Estate in Aylesbury, and the Bolbrook Estate.
Roadworks totalling €260k are proposed for Tallaght South, including the second phase of the R114 Kilsaran Quarry to Doolin’s Corner (€45k), and Cushlawn Park and Knockmore Green and Crescent (€25k each).
A total of €240k for roadworks and €245k for footpath repairs is proposed for Firhouse and Bohernabreena.
Roadworks totalling €390k and footpaths repairs totalling €350k are proposed for the Palmerstown-Fonthill area.
In Lucan, €372k is proposed for roadworks while €295 has been ringfenced for footpath repairs in the area.
Other projects that form part of the draft proposal include the social housing estates upgrade (€300k), cycle track upgrades (€400k) and the QBC upgrade (€100k).
The Draft Roads Maintenance Programme for 2022 will be discussed at Area Committee Meetings in the coming weeks, before being brought before the full council next month.