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Environmental Impact Statement of The Proposed N6 Galway City Outer ByPass

This Project is being undertaken by Galway County Council on its own behalf and on behalf of Galway City Council in accordance with the agreement made on the 28th June 2004 under section 85 of the Local Government Act 2001 and approved by the national roads Authority under Section 14(8) of the Roads Act, 1993.

Galway County Council has prepared an Environmental Impact Statement in respect of the above proposed road development, which plans to provide a
Dual Carriageway extending from Garraun North Townland to Loughinch Townland and a 2 + 1 Road extending from Loughinch Townland to New Village Townland, Co Galway, and has applied to An Bord Pleanála for approval of the proposed road development under Section 51 of the Roads Act, 1993 (as amended by the Planning and Development Acts, 2000-2004)

A copy of the Environmental Impact Statement may be inspected, between the hours of 9.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Mondays to Fridays from the 11th of December 2006 until 19th of January 2007 inclusive, excluding public holidays, at the offices of:

Galway County Council, Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway

Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, Galway

Galway County Council, Oranmore Area Office, Lackagh, Turloughmore, Co Galway

A copy of the Environmental Impact Statement may be purchased for the following fees:

Volume Title Printed Electronic (C.D.)
1 Non-technical Summary €5 €5
2 EIS Main Text €25 €5
3 EIS Figures €50 €5
4 EIS Appendices €25 €5

You may download a copy of Non-technical Summary and EIS Main Text below

Download Volume 1 EIS Non-Technical Summary

Download Volume 2 EIS Main Text

Download Map of N6 Galway City Outer Bypass

Written submissons in relation to the likely effects on the environment of the proposed road development may be made to An Bord Pleanála at 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 no later than 5.00pm on Friday the 2nd February 2007.

A Compulsory Purchase Order has been made in respect of the proposed road development and where written objections are made to the Board, an oral hearing will be held.  Evidence in relation to the likely effects on the environment of the proposal may be given at the oral hearing. 

Before making its decision on the environment of the proposed road development.  Public notice of any oral hearing will be given at a later date.

Further information may be obtained from

Mr Rory Timlin
Project Engineer
National Roads Design Office
Galway County Council
Corporate House
Ballybrit Business Park
Ballybrit
Galway
Phone 091 705387 Fax 091 705395
nrdo@galwaycoco.ie

Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, Galway.
Open: 9am - 4pm. Phone +353 91 536400 Fax: +353 91 567493 Email: customerservice@galwaycity.ie