Press Release: 31 January 2023
Sligo Regional Design Office (RDO) have released the Emerging Preferred Transport Corridor for the N17 Knock to Collooney [Atlantic Economic Corridor] Project. The preferred corridor has been assessed as providing the most sustainable solution and optimum balance of benefits and impacts in relation to the criteria used when considering transport infrastructure projects.
The project is now entering a period of public consultation. From the 31st of January – 21st March 2023, members of the public, or other interested parties will be able to book appointments with members of the project team. These can be arranged via the contact us section of the project website.
As part of the public consultation, dates have been scheduled to allow members of the public to meet in person with the project team. These public consultation dates are:
- 7th, 8th, and 14th of March
Slots on each day will be from 1.30pm to 7.30pm with a 30-minute break between 4pm and 4.30pm. Details on venues will be circulated in due course.
For those who cannot access digital information; paper maps and other information will be provided at the following collection points from the 7th of February:
- Mayo County Council, Áras an Chontae, The Mall Castlebar, Co. Mayo F23 WF90;
- Mayo County Council, Claremorris Area Office, Kilcolman Rd, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, F12 P383;
- Sligo County Council County Hall, Riverside Sligo, Ireland F91 Y763;
- Sligo County Council, Teach Laigne, Humbert Street, Tobercurry, Co Sligo. Ireland, F91 Y328.
Submissions (See the project website for further details) relating to the preferred corridor can be made before 5pm on Tuesday the 21st of March 2023.
Sligo County Council would like to take this opportunity to thank the public for their cooperation and patience on this project to date and looks forward to working together to deliver this crucial piece of infrastructure for the northwest region.