Full A465 Closure Advance Notice - 18th July 20:00hrs to 21st July 06:00hrs
The A465 will be closed at 20:00hrs on the 18th July between Tredegar Roundabout and Rassau Roundabout. The road will be closed for the whole weekend and will re-open at 06:00 hours on the 21st July. This closure is to allow the demolition of the old cemetery road bridge. During the closure no access will be available to emergency vehicles and no other contractors will be permitted to work within the closure. An official diversion will be in place via Newbridge as shown on the attached link which is prescribed to accommodate HGV's. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience and disruption this work may cause.
Alan Davies Way Bridge (Rassau West) - Opening 17th June 2014
The new bridge constructed on Alan Davies Way which spans the new A465 carriageway will be open from mid night on the 16th June 2014. When completed it will re-open the north-south link at the western end of the Rassau Industrial Estate. Within a few days of opening the southern access link will be closed as a through-road, except for access to businesses along that section. A schematic drawing of access routes to each area of the industrial estate can be seen by clicking HERE.
Carno Underpass Takes Shape
The concrete arch sections which form the culvert beneath Carno Embankment have now being lifted into place. Each of the 150 units weighs approx 28tonnes and when placed will create a 9m high, 18m wide by 150m long culvert. The valley and arch are now in the process of being backfilled with material excavated from other parts of the scheme.
Carillion are continuing to support the local community through targeting local labour and suppliers where possible, providing resources for local events or providing funding to support activities. To read more about these, visit the Community Involvement page.
A465 Dualling Section 3 Scheme Plan
Section 3 extends from Intermediate Road Bridge near Brynmawr roundabout to Nant y Bwch roundabout at Tredegar. It is the next phase of the A465 dualling scheme to be delivered by the Welsh Government, helping to improve journeys and drive regeneration along the Heads of the Valleys. The A465 forms a vital part of the Trans European Network link between Ireland and the Midlands.
All the latest information about the construction works can be seen by clicking the above tabs, including details of roadworks layouts, progress photo's, construction details, upcoming activity. Within each section there is a location specific 'Blog' which provides short information updates relating to that area.
General Blog Feed
There is also a general blog feed which provides updates on matters affecting the whole scheme. It will give you brief updates on imminent changes to the works or new information added to the website - click this link regularly to keep up to date.