A40 Penblewin to Slebech Park

Scheme outline

Construction of a new single carriageway road, in a 2+1 formation (three lanes, with a centre overtaking lane alternating between the two directions of travel). The road will bypass the village of Robeston Wathen.

This scheme was completed in and we're no longer accepting updates or changes to this page.

Timescale
2009-2011
Cost
£
41.4m
Status
Completed
Type
Bypass or realignment
for use by all traffic
Highway authority
Funding
Welsh Assembly Government

Progress

This scheme has been completed and CBRD is no longer accepting progress updates.
16 August 2010

The work, which began in February 2009, is now expected to be finished in early 2011.

26 January 2011

The Robeston Wathen bypass opened to traffic on 01 October 2010, with two of the three lanes in operation. The whole site continues to be subject to 40 mph traffic orders and temporary closures during completion of the final stages of work (landscaping; narrowing of the original carriageway). All work is expected to be complete within the next 1-2 weeks.

2 February 2011

According to the Costain website, the new road will open on 01 March 2011.

16 March 2011

The scheme was officially opened today.

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With thanks to Michael Pritchard for information on this page.