Thursday February 20, 2020

Galway bypass hearing delayed until next year

Extension of public consultation has pushed crucial meeting into 2020, sources say

Killian Woods

Business reporter

23rd October, 2019
Under the plans, compulsory acquisition notices would have to be issued to 500 landowners and 44 dwellings would have to be demolished

The oral hearing for the proposed Galway ring road project, which was expected to commence this year, has been delayed until 2020.

In recent weeks, the public consultation process for the Galway city bypass project reopened after additional information about the development was filed at the request of An Bord Pleanála.

An oral hearing is due to convene before a final planning decision is made...

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