A55: 16 days of overnight closures to commence on Monday

Overnight closures of the A55 carriageway between Junction 17 Conwy Morfa – Junction 16 Puffin Roundabout at Penmaenbach Tunnel will commence on Monday 8 April, with work set tp continue for over two weeks. From 8-23 April there will be overnight closure of the A55 westbound carriageway through Penmaenbach tunnel with westbound traffic being batched […]

Essential roadworks announced for A55 in North Wales

Traffic Wales has announced major road works and lane closures will begin on the A55 between junction 36 at the Warren Interchange and the Wales/England border at the end of January and continue until the end March. The works to repair the underlying concrete bays and resurfacing of the road will begin on the eastbound […]

£30m Active Travel route and A55 improvements officially opened

The completion of the safety and improvement work on the Aber Tai’r Meibion section of the A55, which includes a new active travel route, has been officially marked by the Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths. The £30m scheme, which includes £20.7m EU funding, addresses the increased risk of flooding due to climate change and […]

Major resilience and safety scheme on A55 “progressing well”

The Welsh Government’s Minister for North Wales says a £30m scheme on the A55 to improve safety, further protect against flooding and provide a new active travel route is progressing well. Lesley Griffiths’s comments came during a visit to the Aber to Tai’r Meibion scheme, which is aimed at improving safety and resilience along a […]

A55 improvements in Wales should be considered says Grant Shapps

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has also said he would work with a Welsh Labour Government on promised road and rail enhancements – if they retained power after May 6. On a visit to North Wales this week, he said the area played a key part in the Governments Union Connectivity Review. Mr Shapps said the […]

Welsh Government asked to ‘look again’ at A55 expansion plans

A £300m road building scheme that would see ancient woodland being disturbed, should be paused while further traffic studies are done and its value for money reconsidered, a Senedd committee has recommended. The Senedd’s Petitions committee has told ministers to look again at the project with a detailed re-assessment of costs and to stop any […]


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