The project will see the R312 Regional road at Muckanagh and Kilgarve in Glenisland upgraded to improve the network and enhance road safety.
Peter, Hynes, Chief Executive, Mayo County Council, said: "We are pleased that An Bord Pleanála have granted permission for the realignment works to take place. Enhancing road safety and connectivity for our citizens is a priority for Mayo County Council and these improvement works on the R312 will enhance the quality of our road network."
Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Brendan Mulroy, added: "It has been a long process to get to this stage and we expect to see the realignment works taking place in the very near future. It is critical for the ongoing economic, social and tourism development of Mayo to have a high quality road network."
The realignment project on the Castlebar-Belmullet road will be a priority for Mayo County Council in the coming months.
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