We'll be improving the A66 between the M6 at Penrith and A1 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 timeline

Project commences - 2017

Consultation on route options - summer 2019

Preferred route announcement - May 2020

Public consultation - summer 2021

Submit DCO application - spring 2022

DCO decision expected - TBC

Start of construction work - 2024-25


Contact us

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact us:

A66NTP@highwaysengland.co.uk

0333 090 1192


 

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