A59 Penwortham Bypass Completion

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Scheme Outline

Scheme details

Timescale
Unknown
Status
In planning or on hold
Type
Bypass or realignment for use by all traffic
Cost
Unknown
Authority
Lancashire County Council
Region: North West
Finance
Unknown
Length
1 km
0 miles

Construction of a new dual two-lane road to complete the Penwortham Bypass, running from the Broad Oak Roundabout on the A582, which forms the southern end of the part of the Bypass that already exists, and turning west to run directly to a new roundabout on the A59 south west of Howick Cross Lane.

The Broad Oak Roundabout would be signalised as part of these works.

This is a change to the route that has been protected for a number of years, which would have run further to the south to reach the A59 at Hutton. Lancashire County Council have revised the route to make it shorter, avoid property demolition and make the new road better suited to connecting to a future crossing of the Ribble west of Preston.

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Progress

25 January 2017 The final route for the Penwortham Bypass has been confirmed as a planning application is submitted.

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More information

Official website
Lancashire County Council: The proposed completion of Penwortham bypass

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With thanks to Daniel L and Richard Ingham for information on this page.

This scheme was last updated on 10 February 2017.