A66 Temple Sowerby Bypass
- Road for use by all traffic
- Highways Agency
- £ 39m
- Central Government
- 5 km (3 miles)
Construction of a new bypass to dual-two lane standard to the south of Temple Sowerby as part of the ongoing works to complete dualling of the A66 route between Scotch Corner and Penrith. Compact grade-separated junctions will be provided at each end of the new bypass.
|14 September 2005||Some maps now show the road under construction.|
|14 November 2005||Construction is delayed until 2006 because of rising costs - some sources suggest a rise of £16m.|
|14 March 2006||A Highways Agency press release announces that contractors are now on site and construction is under way, as of 10 March.|
|14 December 2006||Earthworks are now complete, and most structures are also in place. The bridge over the River Eden is now in place with surfacing work still to do.|
|14 October 2007||The road is complete and open to traffic.|
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 26 October 2008.