Project Update (01/03/2024)
DEVELOPMENT UNDER SECTION 179 OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2000 AS AMENDED, AND NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 8, ARTICLE 81 OF THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, 2001, AS AMENDED
Notice is hereby given that Cork County Council proposes to carry out the following development:
Carrigaline Transportation and Public Realm Enhancement Plan (Carrigaline TPREP) Phase 1B
- Cork Road (R-611) from Ballinrea Road (L-2464) roundabout to the Ballea Road (R-613) junction.
- Rose Hill (L-2495) from Upper Kilmoney Road (L-6501) to the junction with Castle Heights.
- Ballea Road (R-613) from Mill Lane (L-6572) to the junction with Pottery Road (L-2534).
- Church Road (R-613) from the junction with Cork Road (R-611) to the junction with The Estuary (L-9118).
- Rock Road (L-2490) from Church Road (R-613) to Laurelmount Drive (L-2539).
- Lower Kilmoney Road (R-611) from the roundabout at Castle Heights to the junction with Upper Kilmoney Road (L-6501) and also from the entrance to Woodview (L-6569) to the junction with Pottery Road (L-2534).
- Strand Road (L-2547) from the Carrigaline Library to the Lidl Roundabout.
In public and private lands within the townlands of Carrigaline Middle, Carrigaline West, Kilmoney, Kilnagleary.
Nature and extent of proposed development:
The scheme involves the construction of a number of sustainable transport interventions in Carrigaline to facilitate enhanced pedestrian, cyclist and bus movement including:
- Provision of entry treatment at the junction of Main Street / Ballea Road / Church Road and Cork Road;
- Provision of raised entry treatments along Cork Road;
- Provision of segregated cycle tracks on both sides of the road for the majority of route, including a provision of shared space infrastructure at pinch points on Church Road;
- Provision of continuous footpaths on both sides of road for Church Road section and majority of Rock Road section;
- Introduction of formalised and reconfigured car parking outside the Church and School on Church Road;
Provision of raised entry treatments along Church Road / Rock Road;
- Provision of a segregated cycle track southbound on Rose Hill;
- Adjustment to roundabout to negate northbound traffic from travelling on to Rose Hill;
- Provision of raised entry treatments along Rose Hill;
Introduction of formalised parking along Kilmoney Road Lower;
- Provision of segregated cycle tracks on both sides of the road for the majority of the route, including a provision of shared space infrastructure at pinch points on Kilmoney Road Lower;
- Provision of continuous footpaths on both sides of road for majority of Kilmoney Road Lower;
Provision of raised entry treatments along Kilmoney Road Lower;
- Provision of protected style junction on Kilmoney Road Lower / Pottery Road;
- Provision of active travel connectivity between Abbey View and Lower Clevedon;
- Provision of segregated cycle tracks on both sides of the road;
- Introduction of formalised car parking outside Carrigaline AFC;
- Provision of raised entry treatments along Ballea Road;
- Provision of continuous footpaths on both sides of road for entire Ballea Road section;
- Provision of segregated cycle track on north side of the road for the majority of the route on Strand Road, including a provision of shared space infrastructure upon entry on to Main Street; and
- Provision of signalised junction at Owenabue Bridge / Strand Road junction.
Please note that the above measures are shown graphically on the scheme drawings. An Appropriate Assessment screening report, an Environmental Impact Assessment screening report, an Ecological Impact Assessment & Landscaping Plan and a Part 8 Planning Report form part of this application.
Cork County Council has undertaken a screening determination under Section 120(1B)(b)(i) of the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001, as amended. In its determination the Council had regard to the description of the features of the proposed development and the measures envisaged to avoid or prevent significant adverse effects on the environment of the development. The conclusion of the determination was that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and that an EIA is not required.
Where any person considers that a development proposed to be carried out by a local authority would be likely to have significant effects on the environment, he or she may, at any time before the expiration of 4 weeks beginning on the date of publication of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have such effects. Such a submission should be addressed to the Secretary, An Bord Pleanála, 64, Marlborough Street, Dublin, 1.
Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection for a period of 4 weeks at the following venues:
- Below in the ‘Document Summary’ section.
- Lobby, Ground Floor, County Hall, Cork.
- Carrigaline Municipal District Office, Church Road, Carrigaline Middle, Carrigaline, Co. Cork.
The documents can be viewed at the above locations between the hours of 09:00 and 17:00 on each working day during which the offices are opened for the transaction of business, for a period beginning on Friday 10th November 2023 up to and including Friday 8th December 2023. The documents can be purchased for a fee of €15 per set at these locations.
A virtual exhibition will be available on the button below from November 10th 2023 until December 8th 2023. This will provide the general public with access to view the plans and documentation in an exhibition-style setting.
Submissions and Observations
Submissions and observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made Online at Cork County Council’s website at www.yourcouncil.ie, by clicking the 'Make a Submission' button below or in writing clearly marked: Part 8 TPREP - Phase 1B, Senior Engineer, Traffic and Transportation, Cork County Council, Floor 3, County Hall, Carrigrohane Road, Cork, T12 R2NC, on or before 17:00 on Friday 22nd December 2023.
Senior Engineer, Traffic and Transportation, 10th November 2023.
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