DRD minister Michelle McIlveen has welcomed the £7.5 million already spent on this financial year by TransportNI on road schemes in the Causeway Coast & Glens Council area.
Speaking ahead of tonights meeting at CCAG council the minister said ” Work on the A26 Frosses Road dual scheme commenced in Spring this year is commencing well. Bulk earthwork activity have been ongoing at various locations along the site, much of it involving the removal of large quantities of soft peat and replacing it with suitable material.
“The existing Crankhill bridge has been demolished and construction work on the new bridge over the Cloughmills Water is progressing along with various box and and pipe culverts. The £55million scheme is expected to be completed in the summer of 2017.”
“Other significant areas of work already completed by the NI executive through transport NI this financial year included the provision of a £280,000 shared cycles footway on the C84 Corkey Road connecting the hamlets of Ben Vista and Rockend.