Slane has a medieval bridge and an 18th century
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The only long-term solution to the
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New shorter Slane bypass route unveiled by the NRA for public inspection in Conyngham Arms Hotel

6th October 2009

The revised plans for the Slane Bypass were put on display on Tuesday the 6th of October in the Conyngham Arms Hotel from 2.00 pm until 9.00 pm. Members of the design team, engineering consultants Roughan O'Donovan, were in attendance and answered te many questions that were put to them. Notices were put in the local papers advertising the event.


The revised shorter route proposed for the bypass can be viewed on the Meath County Council website by clicking this link. The map is in pdf format and may be downloaded directly. The announcement of the new preferred route can be viewed on the Meath County Council website HERE and a pdf map of the preferred route may be viewed and downloaded from by clicking HERE.
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The new route is significantly shorter than the other versions that had been published previously and officials present at the presentation explained that this is an attempt to make the scheme more affordable.

The image below shows the proposed bypass route in relation to built and cultural heritage as well as the World Heritage Site boundary (in red) and Buffer Zone boundary (in brown). Note that the Buffer Zone is not part of the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site. Click to enlarge.

Slane Bypass and WHS

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Slane on Google Earth
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New Slane Bypass RoutePDF of new Slane bypass route available HERE

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