A487 Porthmadog Bypass

Scheme outline

Work on the long awaited Porthmadog Bypass started in February 2010 - the new stretch of the A487 will also bypass the villages of Minfford and Tremadog.

The contractors are Balfour Beatty and local firm Jones Bros. (of Ruthin).

The scheme was opened on 17th Oct 2011.

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

Timescale
2010-2011
Cost
£
35m
Status
Completed
Type
Bypass or realignment
for use by all traffic
Highway authority
Funding
Unknown

Progress

This scheme has been completed and CBRD is no longer accepting progress updates.
2 November 2010

The official project website is now available, with details of construction progress and traffic management.

30 September 2011

More than 2,000 local residents walked a 4 km stretch of the new road on 25 September 2011. The official opening is scheduled to take place before the end of the year.

17 October 2011

The new road was officially opened today.

More information

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With thanks to Martin Stone and Michael Pritchard for information on this page.