A69 Haydon Bridge Bypass

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Type
Road for use by all traffic
Status
Completed
Authority
Highways Agency
Cost
£ 25m
Finance
Central Government
Timescale
2007-2009
Length
3.2 km (2.0 miles)

Scheme Outline

Construction of a new single-carriageway bypass to Haydon Bridge on the A69 Newcastle-Carlisle route. This is the last significant settlement on the route to receive a bypass.

The Highways Agency have declared their planned timescale for this project includes ground investigations beginning immediately, with construction beginning in 2007.

Progress

14 October 2006 The government approves the scheme, with work due to start in 2007.
14 January 2007 Work begins on-site.
14 June 2007 Groundwork is now underway, with the line of the road clearly visible. Cemetery Road is now closed off for realignment works and construction of the bridge.
24 March 2009 The road is finished and open to traffic.

More information

Official website
highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/5222.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 24 March 2009.