A361 Barnstaple Western Bypass
- Bypass or realignment for use by all traffic
- £ 40m
- Devon County Council
- Region: South West
- DCC/Central Government
- 3 km
- 1.8 miles
Construction of a new single two-lane route to the west of Barnstaple, connecting the A39 Atlantic Highway with the A361 North Devon road. The scheme includes a new 400m bridge over the River Taw, and will provide for the potential reopening of the railway line beyond Barnstaple.
|14 February 2005||Construction work begins.|
|14 July 2005||The southern terminal roundabout has been completed.|
|14 March 2006||New link roads and Sticklepath roundabout were opened on 18 March. The existing A3125 on Sticklepath Hill will now be closed and the old railway bridges demolished.|
|14 August 2006||The old railway bridges have now gone!|
|14 March 2007||The downstream bridge and station viaduct are now complete, earthworks are almost done and the Braunton Road junction is also nearing completion. The road is due to open in April.|
|14 May 2007||The new road opens to traffic.|
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.