A601 Derby Inner Ring Road

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Scheme details

Bypass or realignment for use by all traffic
£ 35m
Derby City Council
Region: East Midlands
Central Government/DCC
1.6 km
1.0 miles


14 November 2007 Diversion of sewers and electrical mains is now taking place on site. Full site clearance is expected to start soon. The shopping centre this road was meant to serve is already open and trading as normal.
14 June 2008 While the scheme was originally due to be complete in Autumn 2008, work is now scheduled to start in October this year. A group of locals halted progress for a time by mounting a legal challenge, attempting to get a piece of grass on the route declared a 'village green'. They were turned down.
3 November 2008 On October 31 2008, the scheme received final government approval and construction will begin in January 2009.
5 June 2009 Construction is well underway.
6 May 2010 The section from Osmaston Road to Burton Road, to be named Lara Croft Way, is due to open on May 11th.
27 July 2010 Lara Croft Way is now open in both directions between Osmaston Road and Burton Road.

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This scheme was last updated on 29 July 2010.