NOTICE OF DETERMINATIONNotice ID: MFN0584652
Scottish Government RiaghaLtas na h-Alba gov.scot
NOTICE OF DETERMINATION
A82 RESURFACING FROM MILTON TO DUMBUCKHILL NORTHBOUND
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT DETERMINATION UNDER SECTION S5A OF THE ROADS (SCOTLAND) ACT 1984
The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have determined that the project for re-surfacing the A82 northbound from the petrol station at Milton to Dumbuckhill is a relevant project within the meaning of section 55A of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 ("the 1984 Act") 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 tola) 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; (Mi) 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 under section 55A(2) of the 1984 Act and site survey undertaken on 29 July 2020 determined that there would be no likely significant effects on the nearby Inner Clyde Ramsar, Special Protection Area (SPA) and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI),
(c) the information set out in the Record of Determination dated 20 April 2020, available at
roads/road-orders-and-records-of-determination/ #63527, the project does not require an Environmental Impact Assessment.
The main reasons for the conclusion that no Environmental Impact Assessment is required 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 will not have any significant effects on the combined Inner Clyde Ramsar, SPA and SSSI;
(d) No significant residual impacts are predicted. Disruption due to construction activities are not expected to be significant and will be mitigated as far as is reasonably practicable.
(e) Traffic management and working times will be communicated to local residents in advance of the works. 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 arising.
S R LEES
A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers
Transport Scotland, Roads, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow C4 OHF