Hemsworth A1 Link Road

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Type
Road for use by all traffic
Status
Completed
Authority
Wakefield MDC
Cost
£ 24.3m
Finance
DfT, Wakefield Council
Timescale
2008-2009
Length
8 km (5.0 miles)

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.

Progress

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.

More information

News story
hemsworthandsouthelmsallexpress.co.uk/.../Road-to-success....

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 16 November 2009.