Determinations

Determinations

Determinations in respect of roads in Meath

Determination in accordance with the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011

Meath County Council have made determinations in accordance with the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011, Regulations 42(6)/42(7), that an Appropriate Assessment of the following plans or projects is / is not required.

A copy of the Approved Officers Orders may be viewed below or at the offices of Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath C15 Y291,  (Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00a.m. and 1.00p.m. and between 2.00p.m. and 4.00p.m., excluding public holidays).

R155 Road Safety Improvement Scheme Curragha

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant RPS Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed road safety improvement scheme is not required.

R154 Upgrade works at Kiltale and Batterjohn

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant Aecom Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (upgrade works) is not required.

LDR4 Abbeyland, Navan - Ground Investigation for Local Distributor Road 4 Abbeyland Navan scheme - Stage 1

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant AECOM, i.e. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (ground investigation) is required.

LDR4 Abbeyland, Navan - Ground Investigation for Local Distributor Road 4 Abbeyland Navan Scheme Stage 2

The reason for this determination is as follows.

  • The Concluding Statement in the Natura Impact Statement (NIS) produced by Meath County Council’s consultant AECOM is as follows. “Following implementation of mitigation measures, It is the view of AECOM that the proposed works would have no adverse effects on the integrity of any European sites, either alone or in-combination with other plans or projects.”
  • The NIS was submitted to the National Parks and Wildlife Service on behalf of the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht on 4th April 2019, in accordance with the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 as amended, Regulation 42(9), and no comments were returned during the subsequent statutory six week consultation period.

Meath County Council have therefore determined that in accordance with the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 as amended, Regulation 42(11), pursuant to Article 6(3) of the Habitats Directive, that following implementation of mitigation measures, the project would not adversely affect the integrity of a European site.

R163 at Headfort Bridge - Bridge Rehabilitation Works on the R163 at Headfort Bridge Ground

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant Inis Environmental Consultants Ltd, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (bridge rehabilitation works) is not required.

N2 Slane Bypass Scheme - Options Selection Phase of N2 Slane Bypass Scheme (Geophysical Surveys works)

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant RPS Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (Geophysical Surveys) is not required.

Options Selection Phase of N2 Slane Bypass Scheme (Preliminary Ground Investigation Works)

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant RPS Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (Preliminary Ground Investigations Works) is not required.

N51/R147 Junction Navan Safety Scheme

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant ROD Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works is not required.

Remedial Works to Bective and Verdons Bridges

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant WS Atkins Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works is not required.

Ground Investigations Works N52 Grange to Clontail Scheme

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant WS Atkins Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (Ground Investigation works) is not required.

Junction Improvement Works R147 Pace-Blackbull

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant WS Atkins Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (junction improvement works) is not required.

R162 Traffic Calming - Upgrade works through the villages of Kilberry and Wilkinstown

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant RPS Consulting Engineers, ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works (upgrade works) is not required.

Road safety improvement scheme in Batterstown

The reason for this determination is further to the recommendation contained in the Stage 1 AA Screening Report produced by Meath County Council’s consultant Aecom Ireland Ltd,  ie. that a Stage 2 Appropriate Assessment of the proposed works is not required.

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