A47 Thorney Bypass

Scheme outline

Construction of a new dual-two lane bypass for Thorney near Peterborough, to divert the A47 to the north of the town. The route will have flat junctions, with three roundabouts along its length. Thorney is notorious as a bypass has been planned for several decades.

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

Timescale
2004-2006
Cost
£
28m
Status
Completed
Type
Bypass or realignment
for use by all traffic
Highway authority
Funding
Central Government

Progress

This scheme has been completed and CBRD is no longer accepting progress updates.
14 September 2004

Work begins, with land fenced off and earthworks under way.

14 October 2005

The two roundabouts at each end of the scheme have been open for some time, and contractors are hoping for an opening before Christmas.

14 December 2005

Road is completed and opens to traffic.

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