Kilkenny Northern Ring Road Extension

The proposed road will connect the N77 from the Castlecomer Road Roundabout at Junction 10 on the Kilkenny Ring Road to the Freshford Road, just north of Aut Even Hospital and approximately 2.5km north of Kilkenny City Centre. The length of the proposed scheme is approximately 1.5km and includes for a bridge crossing over the River Nore.

A presentation on the proposed scheme was made to the Elected Members at the Council Meeting on the 21st June 2013. A draft copy of the Environmental Impact Statement- Volume 1- Non-Technical Summary Report was made available to each Member. The Elected Members unanimously approved that Kilkenny County Council proceed with the submission of the completed Environmental Impact Statement and Compulsory Purchase Order to An Bord Pleanála with respect to the proposed scheme.

The Environmental Impact Statement and Compulsory Purchase Order is currently being finalised and it is anticipated that same will be submitted to An Bord Pleanála in September this year. In advance of this submission Kilkenny County Council will hold an open evening, date to be confirmed, for members of the public to view the proposals. Scheme designers and council staff will be present on the evening.

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