Local Groups To Contribute To Cost Of Pothole Repair

A new government scheme will see communities contributing up to 50% of the costs for fixing potholes on their local roads, the Irish Independent ha s reported.

The radical new scheme was initially proposed when the department of Transport contacted local authorities asking the to try and find any local groups who would contribute to the works cots.

The government will contribute €10.6m to road repairs at some 377 locations across the State. Any additional funds with be made up by any local group willing to contribute.

These groups can offer simple manpower and materials to complete the work if money is not available.


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