February 2016

Publication of Statutory Procedures

On Tuesday 16th February 2016 TransportNI published the Statutory Procedures for the A5 Western Transport Corridor. The advertisement can be viewed under ‘Documents’ at the bottom of the page. This included the Notice of Intention to Make a Vesting Order Phase 1A, Phase1B and Phase 2, The Draft Trunk Road T3 (Western Transport Corridor) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016, The Draft Private Accesses on the A5 Western Transport Corridor (Stopping-Up) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 and the Environmental Statement (ES) 2016

Affected landowners will have received written notification and plans showing the areas of land that TransportNI proposes to vest to construct the Proposed Scheme 2016.

A hard copy of each of these draft Orders and the ES has been placed on display at the following locations and may be inspected at all reasonable hours between 16th February 2016 and 4th April 2016;

  • TransportNI
    • Western Division, County Hall, Drumragh Avenue, Omagh
    • Fermanagh & Omagh Section Office, 32 Deverney Road, Arvalee, Omagh
    • Headquarters, Room 213, Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast
    • Mid-Ulster (South) Section Office, Moygashel Depot, Main Street, Moygashel
    • Londonderry & Strabane Section Office, 20 Derry Road, Strabane
    • Londonderry & Strabane Section Office, 1 Crescent Road, Londonderry
  • Council Offices
    • Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, The Grange, Mountjoy Road, Omagh
    • Mid Ulster District Council, Circular Road, Dungannon
    • Derry City and Strabane District Council, 47 Derry Road, Strabane
    • Derry City and Strabane District Council, 98 Strand Road, Londonderry
  • Republic of Ireland (ES only)
    • Donegal County Council, Public Services Centre, Drumlonagher, Donegal
    • Monaghan County Council, Roads Office, Mtek II Office, Armagh Road, Monaghan

They are also available from this website at these links;

The statutory procedures governing the construction and improvement of trunk roads are contained in The Roads (Northern Ireland) Order 1993. The Roads (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 came into operation on the 18 January 2005 allowing the three strands of the statutory procedures - Environmental Statement, Direction Order and Vesting Order - to be taken forward concurrently.

More information can be found on the DRD website at https://www.drdni.gov.uk/articles/statutory-procedures