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Part 8 (LAM 119)  Proposed provision of Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge at Saunders Bridge, Mullingar

Provision of a pedestrian and cycle bridge over the Royal Canal and Dublin to Sligo Railway, at Saunders Bridge adjacent to Ardmore Road, Mullingar.  The proposed scheme includes a suspended bridge deck and landing, bridge support structure, approach walkways /cycle ways, revised landscape area, cycle balustrades and ancillary works.  The bridge will have a span of 40m and will be 3m wide.  The proposed development is located adjacent to two number Protected Structures, namely Canal Bridge Saunders Bridge (RPS 019-093) refers and Railway Bridge – Saunders Bridge (RPS 019-094) refers.
The proposed scheme has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive(92/43/EEC) and screening for Environmental Impact Assessment under the EIA Directive 2014/52/EU.  It has been determined, following a preliminary examination, that there will be no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment, arising from the proposed development, and therefore an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required,  Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice , can apply to An Bord Pleanala for a screening determination as to whether the proposed development would be likely to have a significant effect on the environment.
Plans and Particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy at: Westmeath County Council Offices, County Buildings, Mullingar, during office hours each day,  excluding weekends and bank holidays, from 27th April 2019 up to and including Wednesday 12th June 2019

Written submissions or observations in relation to the proposed development should be made via email to pkeating@westmeathcoco.ie from the 27th April to 26th June 2019 inclusive and titled  “Proposed pedestrian/cycle bridge at Ardmore Road, Mullingar”  may also be submitted to SEO, Mullingar Municipal District Office, Westmeath County Council, Aras an Chontae, Mullingar, Co Westmeath  to arrive no later than 

5.00 pm on Wednesday 26th June 2019
Only submissions received by Wednesday 26th June will be addressed as set out above, will be considered.   Submissions cannot be accepted in any other format or any other postal address, all submissions should include your name and a contact address, and where relevant details of any organisation, community group or company etc., which you represent (you are asked not to share any other personal information) To assist Westmeath County Council in complying data protection legislation, you are asked to provide this information on a separate sheet.   
Written submissions or observations received will form part of a statutory report to be presented to a meeting of Westmeath County Council and also form part of a public document.  The information contained in submissions may be available for public inspection, to be published on the Council’s website and available at the Council’s public counter.  Details including the names of those making submissions may be shared with relevant Council Departments or their agents involved in this Part 8 process

Releated Documents can be viewed here;

16373 -SK16-A A View From Royal Canal onto Bridge Elevation

16373-101 Rev D Site Location Plan

16373-102-Rev D Existing Site Layout and Topography

16373-105-Rev F Proposed Bridge Plan

16373-106-Rev F Proposed Bridge Elevation and Sections

16373-107-Rev E Proposed Bridge Pier

16373-SK14-A View of Approach From Ballinderry Road

16373-SK15-A Night Time View onto Bridge

AA Screening Report

Ecology Report

EIAR Screening Report

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