The Sligo National Road Project Office
The Sligo National Road Project Office (Sligo PO) is responsible for the delivery of all Major and Minor National Road improvement and realignment Schemes in County Sligo.
Since the mid-2000’s, Sligo County Council’s Major Road Design Office has brought a number of National Road Schemes through various stages of development with the Office being officially designated a Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) National Road Project Office in May 2016. It is one of 11 such (TII) National Road Offices in the country
The Sligo National Roads and Greenways Office (Sligo NRGO) is responsible for the delivery of all Major and Minor National road improvement and realignment schemes in County Sligo, in accordance with the Transport Infrastructure Irelands (TII) Project Management Guidelines, from inception through to final road construction. It is also responsible for the delivery of the N17 from Collooney to Knock in Mayo, through the various planning stages, via a Section 85 agreement with Mayo County Council. The Sligo NRGO is part of Sligo County Council, and is funded by Transport Infrastructure Ireland. Significant Road Design and Project Management expertise, including environmental, legislative, appraisal, compulsory purchase preparation and procurement expertise, has been built up by the Sligo Design team over many years. The Office has recently been given the remit of delivering Greenway Projects as well as some Active Travel projects along the National Road Network as the TII are now the Sanctioning Authority for the delivery of these Projects nationally.
Each project is developed in line with the TII Project Management Guidelines which consists of Phase 0-7, outlined in the diagram below: