A27 Worthing and Lancing improvement

One of a package of 4 schemes to reduce congestion on the A27.

Region:  South East
Start date:  TBC
Cost:  £50 million to £100 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  A27 schemes

Progress report

The scheme is currently under review and a further update will be provided soon.

The Report on Public Consultation has been published.

What's next

A further update will be provided soon.

Why we need this scheme

The Worthing and Lancing section of the A27 lacks road and junction capacity. As a result it suffers from congestion, particularly at Grove Lodge, Durrington Cemetery and Lyons Way. Planned growth along the wider A27 corridor is likely to worsen the problem. The Worthing and Lancing improvement scheme aims to improve the capacity of the road and junctions along the stretch of single carriageway in Worthing and the narrow dual carriageway in Lancing. The extent and scale of the improvements, including the option of fully dualling, are to be determined.

Aims

The objectives for the scheme are to:
  • reduce congestion on the Worthing-Lancing section of the A27
  • manage the impact of planned growth and support the wider economy
  • minimise impacts on and where possible seek opportunities for enhancing the environment
  • provide safer roads and more reliable journeys by reducing travel delays
  • improve accessibility for all users

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Planned roadworks

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Location : The A27 eastbound between the junctions with the A24 North and the A24 South. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 16:30 on 18 October 2019.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 1:33 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the junctions with the A24 South and the A24 North. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 16:30 on 18 October 2019.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:40 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the A283 and the junction with the A2025 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 1 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 6:08 am
Location : The A27 eastbound between the A2025 and the junction with the A283 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 1 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 5:24 am
Location : The A27 eastbound between the A283 and the junction with the A2038 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 18 October 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the A293 and the junction with the A283 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 18 October 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the A2038 and the junction with the A293 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 18 October 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A27 eastbound between the A2025 and the junction with the A283 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 23 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A27 eastbound between the A2025 and the junction with the A283 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 25 October 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 October 2019 to 06:00 on 29 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A27 eastbound exit slip to the A293 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 18 October 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A23 northbound between the junctions with the A27 and the A273 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 17 October 2019 to 18 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 21 October 2019 to 25 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 28 October 2019 to 1 November 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 4 November 2019 to 8 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm

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