Roads: Heavy spending in new programme

While significant progress has been made under the last NDP roads programme, there has been much criticism of its shortcomings. The record:

27th January, 2007

While significant progress has been made under the last NDP roads programme, there has been much criticism of its shortcomings. The record:

Its single biggest failure was the overly optimistic deadline for the completion of five main motorways to Dublin, which has now been extended to 2010.

The Port Tunnel, running from the M50 to Dublin Port, is finally open, two years after its due completion date and €350 million over budget.

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