Upgrade of the existing A57 from single to dual carriageway between M1 J31 and Todwick crossroads (A57/B6463 junction). The improvements will start at a point 400 m to the east of J31, where the current dual carriageway ends. The Todwick crossroads will be replaced by a five-arm roundabout.
The aims of this scheme are to improve safety (this road has dangerous bends and a poor accident record), and increase capacity.
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Funding for this project was confirmed in a statement by the Transport Secretary on 26 October 2010, subject to a best and final offer from Rotherham MBC.
Confirmation that this project will go ahead was given yesterday, after Rotherham MBC found savings of Â£2.3m on the original Â£17m cost.
Plans for the scheme are expected to go before the council planning committee in June or July, with a public enquiry to follow in September 2011.
Public enquiry now completed, work may begin August 2012.
The Side Roads Order and Compulsory Purchase Order were confirmed by the Secretary of State for Transport in a letter dated 27 February 2012.
With thanks to Geoff Dobson, Michael Pritchard for information on this page.