Sallins Bypass and M7 Upgrade Latest (September 2015)

The announcement of capital funding for the long awaited Sallins by-pass and M7 upgrade projects is welcome. Having campaigned strenuously for years on this issue, these road projects will bring a dramatic improvement to the lives of people living in Sallins and travelling through as well as the thousands who Continue Reading →

Breakdown of Sallins Bypass and M7 Upgrade Costs

I have obtained a breakdown on the cost of the three delayed roads projects at the recent Naas Municipal District meeting. As I’ve stated on countless occasions over the years, the Sallins bypass is vital for Sallins and taking the gridlock out of the village. The M7 widening is equally Continue Reading →

Sallins Bypass / M7 Upgrade (Update March 2015)

In a major setback for the critical M7-Sallins bypass road projects, it was announced last week that KCC is now being asked to fund a major part of these road projects from its ‘own resources’. The Minister for Transport says two out of the three M7 road up-grade projects should Continue Reading →

Government Reneges on Sallins Bypass and Other Road Projects

It’s extremely disappointing the recent news that the government have refused to grant funding for the Sallins bypass, Osberstown interchange and M7 widening projects. Minister Pascal Donohue confirmed in Dáil questions last week that funding would not be forthcoming for these projects. The total cost for all 3 projects was Continue Reading →

Sallins Bypass gets Green Light

The big news this month is that An Bord Pleanála have given the go-ahead for the Sallins by-pass, the new Osberstown interchange and the M7 road widening scheme to proceed. These projects are absolutely essential for the infrastructure of the area and I have been lobbying for them to proceed Continue Reading →