March 2019

Further Environmental Consultation

Further Environmental Consultation

The Department has updated the Environmental Statement (ES 2016) with an Environmental Statement Addendum (ESA 2019) and accompanying Non-Technical Summary (NTS Rev’B) together with the Extraction Impact Report on Quarrying in the Townland of Ulbalreagh.  These environmental reports published for consultation during the period 26 March 2019 to 17 May 2019 should be read in conjunction with the ES 2016 as they provide additional information to update the ES 2016. 

(Click here for a link to the 2016 Environmental Statement)

In addition, the Reports of Information to Inform an Appropriate Assessment (RIAA), which have been the subject of previous consultations during 2014 and 2017 have also been updated for consultation during the same period 26 March 2019 to 17 May 2019.

(Link Consultation Documentation)

Should you wish to express an opinion on any of the reports you should, within the period stated above, write to the Divisional Roads Manager, Department for Infrastructure, Western Division, County Hall, Drumragh Avenue, Omagh BT79 7AF or email

This documentation may also be inspected by any person, free of charge, at all reasonable times during this period, at the following Department for Infrastructure offices:

  • Western Division, County Hall, Drumragh Avenue, Omagh.
  • Headquarters, Room 2-13, Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast.

the offices of:

  • Mid Ulster District Council, Circular Road, Dungannon.
  • Derry City & Strabane District Council, 47 Derry Road, Strabane.
  • Derry City & Strabane District Council, 98 Strand Road, Londonderry.
  • Fermanagh & Omagh District Council, The Grange, Mountjoy Road, Omagh,

and at

  • Strabane Library, 1 Railway Street, Strabane, BT82 8EF.

In addition, the reports may also be inspected during the same period at the offices of Monaghan County Council, Roads Office, MTEK II Office, Armagh Road, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan and Donegal County Council, Public Services Centre, Drumlonagher, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal.

At the end of the consultation period the Department will give careful consideration to all representations made.

An electronic version of the press notices associated with these publications are available for download under ‘Documents’ at the bottom of this page.

The information you provide in your response, including personal information, could be published or disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR).

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At the point where a decision is ready to be made and in the continued absence of ministers, the Department will consider whether to issue a decision taking account of the provisions of the NI (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018 and the associated guidance issued by the Secretary of State.  At that time, consideration will also be given to making a new Direction Order (New Buildings to Ballygawley) and a Vesting Order for the lands previously vested for construction of Phase 1a - New Buildings to North of Strabane.