November 2022

Supplementary Information to the Environmental Statement Addendum (2022)

Views are invited from the public on A5 Supplementary Environmental Information published today (7th November 2022) by the Department. 

The Department published and consulted on a new Environmental Statement Addendum (ESA 2022) and associated documentation on the A5 Western Transport Corridor dual carriageway scheme in March 2022. 

Having considered the opinions expressed in response to that consultation process, the Department is further consulting on a number of new and other updated reports as supplementary information to the ESA 2022.

These reports relate to new information on a new Outline Business Case for the scheme; updates and additional information on scheme alternatives; scheme phasing; agricultural industry impacts and further background information on proposed mitigation measures at Tully Bog Special Area of Conservation. 

The Department encourages anyone with an interest in this significant flagship project to make their views known during this consultation period

Should you wish to express an opinion on the supplementary environmental information reports, you must write, giving your reasons, to the Divisional Roads Manager, DFI Roads - Western Division, County Hall, Drumragh Avenue, Omagh BT79 7AF, or email before 23rd December 2022.

All previous representations about the project in response to the ESA 2022 consultation of March this year, will be taken into account by the Department and it is not necessary to re-submit them. Any additional representations by way of supplement or amendment must however be submitted to the Department on or before the closing date of this consultation process of 23 December 2022. 

All the aforementioned reports and documentation along with the Press Notice are available to view or download in the documents tab below:

Please note is for general communication queries only.

Information relating to the public inquiry has been published on the PAC website at : Public Local Inquiry into the A5 Western Transport Corridor Road Scheme | Planning Appeals Commission (