|Printable version||E-mail this to a friend|
Caernarfon to Bontnewydd Bypass draft Orders exhibited
Economy and Infrastructure Secretary, Ken Skates has today reminded interested parties that draft orders for the A487 Caernarfon to Bontnewydd bypass will be exhibited this week.
The draft orders set out the land requirements and powers to construct the road, with assessments including an Environmental Statement also on show. It’s an opportunity for the documentation to be scrutinised locally and for the project team to explain the proposals.
The exhibitions will be held at:
- Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon - Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 September 10:00 - 20:00
- Meifod Country House Hotel - Thursday 22 14:00 - 20:00 and Friday 23 September 10:00 - 14:00
The Economy Secretary said:
“This is a major project to tackle one of the area’s biggest traffic congestion hotspots. The proposed scheme will provide a new 9.70km highway commencing at the most north westerly point of the existing A487 trunk road roundabout, and terminating at the Plas Menai Roundabout.
“The planned cost of the A487 Caernarfon to Bontnewydd Bypass scheme is £91m with the start of works planned for late 2017. It will help improve journey times and safety on the A487 as well as improving the quality of life for local residents. I’d encourage anyone with an interest in the proposed road to visit the exhibition.”
Bi-lingual leaflets have been delivered in the vicinity of the scheme, providing details of exhibitions and where further information can be obtained, with notices in local papers too.
Latest News from
Clips from latest major productions filmed in Wales feature on new promotional showreel19/01/2017 09:05:00
A new promotional showreel featuring clips from the latest major productions filmed in Wales has been launched by Wales Screen to promote Wales worldwide as a premier location for TV and feature film production.
Education Secretary on fact-finding mission to Finland18/01/2017 14:10:00
Education Secretary Kirsty Williams is in Finland on a fact-finding mission to learn more about the country’s highly regarded education system (Weds 18th Jan).
Minister praises innovative youth sport project18/01/2017 09:05:00
Minister for Social Services and Public Health, Rebecca Evans, has visited an innovative project in Cardiff, that provides young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with opportunities to enjoy a range of sports activities.
Carl Sargeant announces extension to PaCE programme17/01/2017 10:05:00
A programme jointly funded by Welsh Government and the EU, which helps parents who are out of work access education, employment or training opportunities will be extended to 31 March 2020, Communities and Children’s Secretary Carl Sargeant announced today.