Local TD and Tánaiste, Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed funding of over €3.1million towards road upgrades around Grange Castle Business Park by the Department of Transport.
Speaking this afternoon, Fitzgerald said: “I am pleased with the announcement today by my colleague Minister for Transport Shane Ross, of the 2017 grant allocations for local roads. Over €3.1million has been allocated to South Dublin County Council for roads in our local area including the Nangor and Adamstown Road Improvement Scheme.
“This grant which is supported by the IDA, will support industry and facilitate increased employment in the area of Grange Castle Business Park.
“Grange Castle Business Park is continuing to expand and attract global industries. Leading global firms such as Pfizer, Microsoft and Google have already developed facilities in the area. The development of the roads network surrounding the business park proves positive for the Lucan, Clondalkin, Newcastle and the surrounding areas.
“As Minister for Justice and Equality, I am deeply conscious of the serious issue of road safety on our roads. The quality of our road infrastructure network is paramount to ensuring safety of residents in local communities across the country.
Fitzgerald concluded, “The priority for Government in 2017 continues to be the maintenance of our existing road network which will enhance safety and support job growth in local areas.