The proposed Ballinrobe Bypass could be developed under a potential new programme of National Secondary Bypasses.

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) have informed Mayo Fine Gael Deputy Alan Dillon that the project is still on their plans for development once funding becomes available.

Following a query to the Department of Transport and the TII, Deputy Dillon was informed that Mayo County Council identified a preferred route for the N84 Ballinrobe Bypass in 2008.

However, Deputy Dillon was told the project was suspended due top funding constraints at the time.

He has also been informed that given the passage of time, this scheme would have to recommence at Phase 0 of TII’s Project Management Guidelines.

However, Deputy Dillon says that it’s positive news that the TII is currently considering the Ballinrobe Bypass for progression under the potential new programme of National Secondary Bypasses.

He has been giving more details to Midwest Radio’s Michael D McAndrew …


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