A statement has been sought of Kildare County Council on the fact that An Bord Pleanala has made a decision on the Athy Southern Distributor Road project.
KCC submitted a planning application, along with an Environmental Impact Statement, to the national planning authority on April 21st.
The compulsory purchase order was published on April 25th.
An Bord Pleanala says,will not publish its decision, or the relevant order, until Monday
The road was first suggested in the 1970s, as a solution to chronic traffic congestion in Athy town centre