A595 Parton - Lillyhall Improvement

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Scheme Outline

Scheme details

Timescale
2007-2009
Status
Completed
Type
Completedfor use by all traffic
Cost
£ 35m
Authority
Highways England
Region: North West
Finance
Central Government
Length
5.1 km
3.2 miles

Formerly called the Howgate and Distington Bypass. Involves construction of a new dual-two lane road for 2.5 miles, bypassing the towns of Howgate and Distington. The borough where the scheme is located is currently the only one in England without a section of dual carriageway - when this scheme is finished, every English borough will have at least one piece of dualled road.

Progress

14 August 2006
14 January 2007 Work began on January 30th, with work now scheduled for completion in December 2008.
14 May 2007
14 April 2008 Work is now due to finish in Autumn this year.
8 November 2008 Completion has been delayed by a month due to serious weather conditions. The road is now expected to be open in December 2008.
17 December 2008 Works completed. The road was opened to traffic today.

More information

Official website
highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/5130.aspx

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 17 December 2008.