We'll be improving the A66 between the M6 at Penrith and A1(M) at Scotch Corner. The project will involve upgrading single carriageway sections of road to dual carriageway standard and making improvements to the junctions along the route.
Project begins - 2017
Consultation on route options - summer 2019
Preferred route announcement - May 2020
Public consultation - 24 September 2021 - 6 November 2021
Supplementary consultation - winter 2022
Submit DCO application - spring 2022
DCO decision expected - TBC
Start of construction work - 2024-25
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If you have questions or would like more information, please contact us:
0333 090 1192