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NOTICE OF DETERMINATION A78 SEAMILL TO ARDROSSAN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT DETERMINATION UNDER SECTION 55A OF THE ROADS (SCOTLAND) ACT 1984

Notice ID: MF0557944

Notice effective from
23rd June 2020 to 23rd July 2020

Scottish Government Riaghaltas na h-Alba gov.scot
TRANSPORT SCOTLAND
NOTICE OF DETERMINATION A78 SEAMILL TO ARDROSSAN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT DETERMINATION UNDER SECTION 55A OF THE ROADS (SCOTLAND) ACT 1984
The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have determined that the project for re-surfacing the A78, Seamill to Ardrossan is a relevant project within the meaning of section 55A of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 and falls within Annex II of Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of certain public and private projects on the environment, but that having regard to-
(a) the selection criteria contained in Annex III of that Directive, namely

(i) the use of natural resources, in particular land, soil, water and biodiversity;

(ii) the production of waste;

(iii) pollution and nuisances;

(iv)the risks to human health (for example due to water contamination or air pollution)
(b) the results of the Environmental Screening Assessment and site survey

(c) the information set out in the Record of Determination dated 25 February 2020, available at

https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/47664/record-

of-determination-a78-waterside-hotel-to-garden-centre-resurfacing.pdf, the project does not require an Environmental Impact Assessment.

The main reasons for the conclusion are:
(a) Construction activities are restricted to the existing carriageway;

(b) The works will be limited to the like-for-like replacement of the carriageway pavement

(c) The scheme is not located within or directly adjacent to any "sensitive areas" as listed under regulation 2 (1) of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1999.

The features of the project which are envisaged to avoid or prevent significant adverse effects on the environment are:
(a) Materials will be derived from recycled, secondary or re-used origin as far as practicable within the design specifications;

(b) Pollution prevention measures and best practice will be adhered to at all times;

(c) The waste hierarchy will be applied to all waste arisings. H GILLIES

A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers
Transport Scotland, Roads, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow G4 0HF

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