Reconstruction of the A465 between Brynmawr and Tredegar to provide a dual two-lane road with grade separated junctions. This is section three of a larger dualling project that is expected to be completed by 2020.
This scheme was completed in and we're no longer accepting updates or changes to this page.
The contract has now been awarded for this scheme.
Funding for this scheme was confirmed by the Deputy First Minister on 16 March 2011.
A pre-Inquiry meeting is being held today (02 February 2012). The Public Enquiry is due to start on 20 March 2012.
Construction began in January 2013, and is progressing well, the project is on course to meet the Summer 2015 completion.
Major structures are now complete on this scheme including, no less than 7 bridges and one of the tallest earth embankments in Europe. The scheme is scheduled to be finished around the end of June.
This road is finally due to open at the end of August 2015. Final parts being tied in near the Tredegar end over the next week.
According to the official website, one lane of each carriageway is now open.
The new road was officially opened at the end of September 2015.
With thanks to Matt Tovey and Michael Pritchard for information on this page.