A228 Leybourne and West Malling Bypass

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Scheme Outline

Scheme details

Timescale
2005-2007
Status
Completed
Type
Completedfor use by all traffic
Cost
£ 28m
Authority
Kent County Council
Region: South East
Finance
KCC/private developer
Length
5 km
3.1 miles

A new road to carry the A228 around Leybourne and an upgrade of the West Malling bypass, relieving the congested Castle Way and providing an improved connection to the M20. The new road will be dual carriageway, with a grade separated junction at the A20.

Progress

14 March 2005 Approval has now been granted for the new road.
14 June 2005 Construction is now well underway, with earthworks visible south of the M20.
14 October 2006 Work is complete and the road open.

It's over!

This scheme has been completed, so it's no longer possible to edit any of the information on this page.

This scheme was last updated on 26 October 2008.