A6 Raynesway Park Junction Improvement
- Junction improvement for use by all traffic
- Highways England
- £ 22.5
- Private Developer
Upgrading of the existing roundabout junction linking the A6 Alvaston Bypass to the A5111 Raynesway to a two-level junction.
The junction is being constructed to serve the New Raynesway development site.
|14 November 2008||The Public Inquiry took place in September 2008 and a decision is awaited from the DfT.|
|12 December 2008||The DfT have today announced the decision to proceed with the scheme. Construction is expected to start in Spring 2009.|
|5 June 2009||There is no sign of anything happening on the ground yet.|
|11 August 2009||Work commenced on 11 August and signs warning of the roadworks have now been erected.|
|3 October 2009||Although traffic is still using the existing roundabout, works are progressing well on all sides of the junction.|
|15 December 2009||Traffic is now using a temporary road layout while the bridge works are undertaken.|
|5 March 2010||The junction is beginning to take shape, with bridge beams being lifted into place today.|
|24 July 2010||As of this morning drivers are now using the new bridge and slip roads while works are completed on the main dual carriageway link.|
|1 January 2011||The completion date has been delayed due to the civils contractor going into administration. A new contractor has now been appointed to complete the works.|
|1 February 2011||The new junction became fully operational on 29 January 2011.|
- Official website
This scheme has been completed, so it's no longer possible to edit any of the information on this page.
With thanks to Michael Pritchard and J Dinnigan for information on this page.
This scheme was last updated on 3 February 2011.