Blair welcomes South Antrim road update from DfI.

South Antrim Alliance MLA John Blair is pleased to have received an update after having written to the Department for Infrastructure urgently request a timeframe in which it intends to resurface key roads in South Antrim


Blair has said “I am delighted that the Minister of Infrastructure has confirmed that Hillhead Road, Ballyclare. Largy Road, Crumlin and Gobrana Road, Glenavy will be resurfaced in the financial year 21/22”


He also received further updates that Grange Road, Parkgate. Rashee Road and Ballycorr Road, Ballyclare will be included in the resurfacing plans for the 22/23 financial year.


The South Antrim MLA has also said that he is “disappointed” that the Minister hasn’t given any reassurance on when the Dunadry Road, Antrim. Antrim Road, Dunadry. Ballylagan Road, Straid and the Kiln Road, Newtownabbey will be resurfaced.


He said “I am disappointed I have not been given reassurance that these roads, which are in a dire state, will not be resurfaced in the 21/22 or 22/23 financial years but I will carry on lobbying DfI to make sure that the residents of this area have their voices heard and have an infrastructure network that is up to standard. I urge all constituents who are affected by these roads or any roads to get in touch so the necessary upgrades can be requested and progressed.”

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