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 commences - 2017
Consultation on route options - summer 2019
Preferred route announcement - May 2020
Public consultation - 24 September 2021
Submit DCO application - spring 2022
DCO decision expected - TBC
Start of construction work - 2024-25
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