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N60 Pollavaddy to Balla Active Travel Project

Project Phase


2 Current:
Options Selection
3 Next:
Design & Environmental Evaluation
1 Feasibility
2 Options Selection
3 Design & Environmental Evaluation
4 Statutory Process
5 Tendering
6 Construction
7 Complete



Note: 

The route corridors shown on this map are for general location purposes only.  They are approximate and do not represent the actual design. 

Project Description:

The N60 Pollavaddy to Balla Active Travel facility proposes a standalone cycleway / walkway along or close to the N60 between the proposed N60 Heathlawn Active Travel facility (Pollavaddy Junction) and Balla Town. The cross-section will comprise a hard surface approximately 2.5m wide.

Current Project Phase

The project is currently at Phase 2 (Options Selection) of the TII Project Management Guidelines.  The Constraints to the project have been identified and route options are currently being considered. 

Assessment & Appropriate Assessment Screening Determination

An Appropriate Assessment (AA) Screening Report was carried out on the N60 Heathlawn to Balla Active Travel Scheme in relation to proposed Ground Investigation works in the road verge. The AA Screening Report concluded that the proposed ground investigation works are not likley to have significant effect on any European Site. A copy of the Screening Assessment Determinations can be viewed by clicking the following link

Appropriate Screening Determination

Route Option Public Consulation

A public information event was held on 27th March 2023 in Balla Community Centre. Interested parties were invited to provide feedback on the proposed Route Options. The consultation is open until the 14th April 2023. For further information and to make a submission please click on the following link N60 Polavaddy to Balla Active Travel Public Consultation

Contact 

If you have any queries or comments to make in relation to the project, if you require further information or if you wish to make an appointment please contact the following; 

Reg Cowie
Executive Engineer, 
Mayo National Roads Office, 
Glenparke House, 
The Mall, 
Castlebar, 
County Mayo 

T: (094) 906 4322
E: rcowie@mayococo.ie



Project Phase


2 Current:
Options Selection
3 Next:
Design & Environmental Evaluation
1 Feasibility
2 Options Selection
3 Design & Environmental Evaluation
4 Statutory Process
5 Tendering
6 Construction
7 Complete

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