N19 Shannon Airport Access Road
Improvement Scheme

Dept. Transport Standard 1.0

EIAR Scoping Report


Clare County Council in partnership with Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) are progressing the planning and design for the N19 Shannon Airport Access Road Improvement Scheme. The Project shall provide a high-quality road improvement scheme on the N19 National Primary Road between Drumgeely Roundabout and Knockbeagh Point Roundabout on approach to Shannon International Airport. The Project shall comprise of Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (DMURS) cross section including 2 no. bus lanes and 2 no. traffic lanes with a segregated pedestrian/cycle facility. The basis for the selection of this DMURS cross section was informed by the option selection process including extensive consultation with the public and key stakeholders.

Clare County Council intends to submit a planning application to An Bord Pleanála for the Project accompanied by an Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR). 

This Scoping Report provides details regarding the proposed development and the subject site . It also sets out the proposed scope of work for the EIAR. 

The purpose of the EIA scoping process is to identify the key points and issues which are likely to be important during the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and to eliminate those that are not. 

All consultation received as part of this scoping process will be considered in the preparation of the EIAR to accompany the planning application. 

Consultation Material

EIAR Scoping Report


Consultation Responses

Comments on the Project and proposed scope of the EIAR can be submitted until 5pm on the 13th of December 2022 to provide adequate time to consider all responses.

By email to:        info@shannonaccess.ie

or by post to:     

Project Management Office
Clare County Council
Áras Contae an Chláir
Buttermarket Building
Drumbiggle Road
County Clare

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