Hemsworth A1 Link Road

Scheme outline

Single-carriageway road connecting developments around Hemsworth and South Elmsall to the A1 near Barnsdale Bar, due to open to traffic by August 2009.

It will use former railway for part of its length and connect the A628 Hemsworth Bypass to the existing A1/A639 junction.

This scheme was completed in and we're no longer accepting updates or changes to this page.

Timescale
2008-2009
Cost
£
24.3m
Status
Completed
Type
New road
for use by all traffic
Highway authority
Funding
DfT, Wakefield Council

Progress

This scheme has been completed and CBRD is no longer accepting progress updates.
20 September 2009

The road is now open between the A1 at Barnsdale Bar and the A638 at Upton. Work is progressing well between the A638 and A628 with a proposed opening in October 2009.

12 November 2009

The road is now completely open, and has been since Tuesday 10th November 2009.

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