The N17 /N18 Gort to Tuam PPP Scheme is approximately 57 km in length and commences at the northern extremity of the N18.
The road is extends in a northerly direction with junctions at: Kiltiernan connecting to the N67; Rathmorrissy connecting to the new N6 Dublin Galway Route; Annagh Hill connecting to the N63; and Kilmore south of Tuam, connecting to the existing N17. The road will be of motorway standard from Gort to the junction at Kilmore near Tuam, a distance of 53.2 kilometres.
The road continues with a dual carriageway type 2 cross section on a route passing to the west of Tuam town, to its termination point on the N17 north of Tuam at Mountpotter, a distance of 4.2 kilometres.
The Project includes the following principal features: