The Department has now updated the ES 2016 with an Environmental Statement Addendum (ESA 2019) and accompanying Non-Technical Summary (NTS Rev’B). The ESA 2019 should be read in conjunction with the ES 2016 as it provides additional information to update that document.
The Department for Infrastructure hereby gives notice, in accordance with Article 67A(3) and (9) of the Roads NI Order 1993, that it has prepared an ESA 2019 and NTS Rev’B on the effects of the proposed construction and operation of the A5 Western Transport Corridor dual carriageway scheme.
The general effect of the project will be to construct 85 kilometres of new trunk road from just south of Londonderry at New Buildings, passing through Strabane and close to Newtownstewart, Omagh, Ballygawley and Aughnacloy.
Inspecting the Reports
The Environmental reports (ESA 2019 and NTS Rev’B) may be inspected by any person, free of charge, at all reasonable hours during the period from 26 March 2019 to 17 May 2019 at the Department for Infrastructure offices of:Western Division
10-18 Adelaide Street
the offices of:Mid Ulster District Council
Dungannon Derry City & Strabane District Council
47 Derry Road
Strabane Derry City & Strabane District Council
98 Strand Road
Londonderry Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
and atStrabane Library
1 Railway Street
In addition, the Environmental Reports may also be inspected during the same period at the offices of:Monaghan County Council
MTEK II Office
andDonegal County Council
Public Services Centre
For convenience the original ES 2016 will also be available at these locations as a reference document. Alternatively, an electronic version of the ES 2016, ESA 2019 and NTS Rev’B are available for viewing at http://www.a5wtc.com
Making a Representation
Any person who wishes to express an opinion on the ESA 2019 and NTS Rev’B must, on or before 17 May 2019, write to the Divisional Roads Manager, at the address below or email email@example.comDivisional Roads Manager
Department for Infrastructure
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