See attached letter.
With the application being accepted for examination last Friday 16 November 2018, the next step in the process for Highways England to provide notice of, and to publicise, the Inspectorate’s decision. That notice will include the dates for the period within which anybody can register with the Inspectorate to become an Interested Party in the future Examination by making a Relevant Representation. The Relevant Representations period must last for a minimum of 30 days. More information is available in our ‘Advice Note 8.2: How to register to participate in an Examination’: attachment 1
The Examining Authority, once appointed, will read all Relevant Representations received and consider all relevant and important matters in establishing an Initial Assessment of Principal Issues that will frame the statutory six months Examination.