The planning application for this new route will shortly be under consideration and according to the DCC web site the current score of letters objecting or supporting is only one against and four in favour.
No doubt there are more in the pipeline.
If you have not already made a submission supporting the proposal, please do so ASAP to ensure that the application is accepted.
You can do this on line.
The application number is CD8/0908/86.
If you put the application number in the search box you will go directly to the details.
You can read all the letters received so far on the web site.