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Beggs Welcomes Regional Development Committee Investigation into Road Bonds and Unfinished Developments.

East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs Jnr has encouraged his constituents to write to him or the Regional Development Committee at Stormont with their experiences of unfinished private developments. The Committee- of which Mr Beggs is a member- has already discovered that the Lindara site in Larne is the development with the longest length of currently unfinished roads and footways in the whole of Northern Ireland- 2167 metres. They are therefore unadopted by the DRD Roads Service- the government agency responsible for roads maintenance. The Ulster Unionist Assemblyman said: “I have in the past lobbied the DRD Roads Service to take much earlier enforcement action to force Roads Bonds to be drawn down and developments to be completed. In the past the Roads Service has not directed sufficient resources to ensure timely adoption of new roads in new developments. At one time constituents in the Prospect area of Carrickfergus advised me … Continue reading

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