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Temporary R148 Road Realignment - Maynooth Road, Leixlip - Part 8

PLANNING and DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)

PLANNING and DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001-2012 (PART 8)

Temporary R148 Road Realignment

Leixlip – Maynooth Road, Leixlip

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposal to temporarily realign a section of the R148 Leixlip - Maynooth regional road between the R449/R148 roundabout and the L1014 (Kellystown Lane) approximately 800m to the west of the R449/R148 roundabout. The proposed realigned road will maintain the link between Maynooth and Leixlip while safely facilitating construction work on adjacent industrial lands.

A section of the rerouted road will pass through the curtilage of a protected structure – Collinstown House (RPS no. B11-117). It is proposed to temporarily dismantle a section of the wall of Collinstown House (RPS no. B11-117) to facilitate the construction of the temporary road.

In accordance with S. I. 476, 2011, Section 250, Planning and Development

(Amendment) (No.3) Regulations 2011 Kildare County Council has determined that an Appropriate Assessment is not required.

Plans and particulars of the proposed Part 8 scheme will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during normal opening hours from Tuesday the 6 August until Tuesday 17 of September 2013 at the following locations:

Kildare County Council, Roads & Transport Department: (Level 4), Kildare County Council, at the address below.

Leixlip Library, Captains Hill, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

Plans and particulars of the proposed scheme will also be available to view on Kildare County Council’s website by clicking here

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development, dealing with the proper planning and development of the area in which the proposed development would be situated may be made in writing to:

Senior Executive Officer,, Roads, Transport & Public Safety, Level 4, at the address below on or before 12.00 noon Wednesday 2 of October 2013.

Submissions should be headed: “Temporary R148 Road Realignment Leixlip – Maynooth Road”

All comments, including names of those making comments, submitted to the Council in regard to this scheme will form part of the statutorily required report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Kildare County Council. Accordingly they will also be included in the minutes of that meeting and may appear in the public domain.

Kildare County Council propose to extinguish the public rights of way on a section of the R148 between the junction of the L1014 (Kellystown Lane) and the roundabout at the junction of the R449 and the R148. A separate public consultation process, as prescribed by Section 73 of the Roads Act, 1993 will commence on Tuesday 6 August with the closing date for receipt of objections or representations being 12 noon on Wednesday 2October 2013.

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