A55 Third Menai Crossing

Scheme outline

Provision of extra road capacity for the A55 across the Menai Strait between the Welsh mainland and Anglesey. At present, the A55 forms a continuous and mostly grade-separated expressway from Chester to Holyhead, except at the Menai Strait where it reduces to a single two-lane road to cross the Britannia Bridge. The scheme aims to provide two lanes in each direction at this crossing.

Design options under consideration include providing a new bridge immediately east or west of the Britannia Bridge, a new bridge further east, or widening the existing crossing. Junction 8A, immediately north of the bridge, could be closed and replaced with a new local link road between the A5 and the A5025.

Timescale
Unknown
Cost
Unknown
Status
In preparation
Type
Other upgrade
for use by all traffic
Highway authority
Funding
Welsh Assembly Government

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With thanks to Gerry McKenna for information on this page.