National Road Network
This network carries approximately 45% of the country's total road traffic. Traffic volumes in 2008 and 2009 fell but stabilised during 2010. Most of Ireland's freight is distributed by road, and the growth in exports in 2010 was very apparent on some of our major routes ,with Dublin Port Tunnel traffic growing by 10%, year on year.
About 320km of the 1,187km motorway network are being operated by Public Private Partnerships.
Network Operations Include The Provision Of:
- Service Areas
- Tolling Operations
- Travel Information Services for road users
- Emergency phone services
- Electronic communications infrastructure
- Winter services
- Emergency planning