A38 Derby Junctions

We are improving the three existing roundabout junctions at A38/A5111 Kingsway, A38/A52 Markeaton and A38/A61 Little Eaton.

Region:  East Midlands
Start date:  TBC
Cost:  £200 million – £250 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Progress report

Our proposals for the A38 Derby Junctions were accepted by the Planning Inspectorate on 21 May 2019 for formal examination. This is a significant milestone for our scheme, as it means we’ve taken a big step towards delivering the much-needed improvements on this stretch of road. You can view our planning application on the Planning Inspectorate’s website.

Relevant Representations have now been received by the Planning Inspectorate. You can view a list of all those registered to put their case on A38 Derby Junctions together with Relevant Representations.

All documents from the Preliminary Meeting, which was held on Tuesday 8 October 2019 and helped the Examining Authority determine how our application should be examined, can be found in the 'Documents' area on the Planning Inspectorate's website. Invitations to this meeting were sent to Interested Parties. Whether or not an Interested Party chose to attend the Preliminary Meeting, they were sent details of how to take part in the examination.

What's next?

Over the next few months the Planning Inspectorate will make arrangements to carry out an Examination of our application. This will be led by an Examining Authority made up of one or more Examining Inspectors. The Planning Inspectorate will then have 6 months to carry out the Examination.

You can find more information about this process on the Planning Inspectorate’s National Infrastructure Planning webpage. An Examination Timetable has now been supplied, which shows the dates of all events taking place. The Examination Timetable is also set out in an annex to the Rule 8 letter that was sent to Interested Parties at the start of the Examination.

Timeline

Date Event
February to March 2015 Non-statutory public consultation
31 January 2018 Preferred route announcement
7 September to 18 October 2018 Statutory public consultation
23 April 2019 Development consent order application
Autumn 2020 Secretary of State decision
March 2021 Start of construction
September 2024 Open for traffic

Why we need this scheme

The Kingsway, Markeaton and Little Eaton junctions on the A38 currently suffer from heavy congestion. We are making improvements to these junctions to relieve this congestion.

Aims

The aims of the scheme are to:
  • reduce congestion
  • increase capacity
  • improve journey time reliability
  • improve road safety
  • support local regeneration and development plans

Guidance for people whose property may be affected by one of our schemes

Large scale or major public works alongside or close to a property can reduce its value, making it hard to sell at market rate.

We’ve produced the following documents which help you understand what you can do if you believe your house is impacted by major trunk road proposals or improvements:

Project media files and documents

Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The A6 southbound between the junctions with the A5111 and the A50 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 2 March 2020 to 14:00 on 2 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 3:43 pm
Location : The A38 northbound between the A5132 and the junction with the A50 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 March 2020 to 6 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:33 pm
Location : The A38 northbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 March 2020 to 6 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:33 pm
Location : The A38 southbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 February 2020 to 08:00 on 1 March 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 March 2020 to 4 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:33 pm
Location : The A38 southbound between the A516 and the junction with the A50 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 March 2020 to 6 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:33 pm
Location : The A38 southbound exit slip to the A50 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 February 2020 to 08:00 on 1 March 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 March 2020 to 4 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:33 pm
Location : The A38 northbound between the A50 and the junction with the A5111 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 March 2020 to 6 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:32 pm
Location : The A38 southbound between the junctions with the A5111 and the A516 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 February 2020 to 08:00 on 1 March 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 March 2020 to 4 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:32 pm
Location : The A38 southbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 March 2020 to 6 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:32 pm
Location : The A38 southbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 February 2020 to 08:00 on 1 March 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 March 2020 to 4 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:32 pm
Location : The A38 northbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 March 2020 to 6 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 1:32 pm
Location : The A516 eastbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 February 2020 to 06:00 on 1 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 4:20 am
Location : The A516 eastbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 February 2020 to 06:00 on 1 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 4:20 am
Location : The A38 northbound entry slip from the A516 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 February 2020 to 06:00 on 1 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 28, 2020, 4:20 am

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