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R319 MULRANNY – ACHILL ROAD AT TONRAGEE ROAD SCHEME The proposed development, which would consist of, inter alia, improvements to the R319 Road and Greenway, would be located in the Town lands of Owenduff and Tonragee East in the D.E.D of Corraun, Achill, County Mayo.

NOTICE UNDER SECTION 177AE (4) (a) OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000, AS INSERTED BY SECTION   57 OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2010.

COMHAIRLE CONTAE MHAIGH EO

MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL 

R319 MULRANNY – ACHILL ROAD AT TONRAGEE ROAD SCHEME 

The proposed development, which would consist of, inter alia, improvements to the R319 Road and Greenway, would be located in the Town lands of Owenduff and Tonragee East in the D.E.D of Corraun, Achill, County Mayo.

The proposed development would be composed of:

  • Improvement of the existing R319 Regional Road National Secondary Route comprising the construction of a Single Carriageway road (7.0 m carriageway with 0.5 m hard strips and verges of approximately 2.0 m to 3.0 m) for a distance of approximately 1 km.
  • Enhancements to the existing Great Western Greenway by constructing a 2.5 m wide cycleway.
  • Associated earthworks, drainage, landscaping, diversion of services and ancillary works.
  • The widening / reconstruction of 3 No. existing culverts.

MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL (hereinafter referred to as “the local authority”) proposes to seek the approval of An Bord Pleanála for the proposed development under Section 177AE (30 of the Planning and Development Act, 2000, as inserted by Section 57 of the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2010. A Natura Impact Statement has been prepared in respect of the proposed development. An Bord Pleanála may give approval to the application for development with or without conditions or may refuse the application for development.

Submissions and observations may be made to An Bord Pleanála on the proposed development relation to-

i. the implications of the proposed development for proper planning and sustainable development in the area concerned.

ii.  the likely effects on the environment of the proposed development, and

iii. the likely significant effects of the proposed development on a European site, if carried out.

Submissions and observations should be made in writing to An Bord Pleanála 64 Marlborough, Street, Dublin 1 before 5.00pm on Tuesday 14th May 2013.

A copy of the Nature Impact Statement and the Drawings may be inspected free of charge at:

The offices of Mayo County Council, Civic Offices, Altamont Street, Westport, Co. Mayo;

The offices of Mayo County Council, Roads Design Office, Arás an Chontae, The Mall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo;

between the hours of 9.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.30pm on Mondays to Fridays (bank holidays excluded) from Tuesday 5th March 2013 to Wednesday 8th May 2013.

The Natura Impact Statement will be available for purchase at a cost of €15 (fifteen euro) at:

The offices of Mayo County Council, Roads Design Office, Aras an Chontae, The Mall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo;

until Tuesday 8th May 2013.

Dated this 26th day of February 2013.

Signed: J. Condon, County Secretary, Mayo County Council, Aras an Chontae, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.



Posted: 04/03/2013
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