A473 Church Village Bypass

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Scheme Outline

Scheme details

Timescale
2010
Status
Completed
Type
Completedfor use by all traffic
Cost
£ 90m
Authority
Rhondda Cynon Taf Borough Council
Region: Wales
Finance
Welsh Assembly Government
Length
7.5 km
4.7 miles

Construction of a new at-grade single carriageway to replace the existing A473 from Llantrisant to Treforest, bypassing Church Village, Llantwit Fardre and Ton-teg.

Progress

21 October 2009 The first phase, from Cross Inn to Gwaun Meisgyn, has opened.
17 August 2010 The first major section of the bypass, from Crown Hill to Creigiau, opened in April 2010. Final tie-in work is almost complete on the remaining sections, with an anticipated completion date of 20 August 2010.
7 September 2010 The new road was officially opened today by the Welsh First Minister, marking the end of the project.

More information

Official website
churchvillagebypass.com
News story
news.bbc.co.uk/.../8604859.stm
www.bbc.co.uk/....

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 7 September 2010.