A465 Road Closures - 29th June 2015
The A465 will be closed between 7.30pm and midnight on 29th June between Rassau Roundabout and Tredegar Roundabout. The closure is to enable surfacing works adjacent to Sirhowy Bridge. A signed diversion will be in place as per the attached drawing.
We acknowledge that the prescribed diversion route is significant and apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. We will keep noise to a minimum to reduce any nuisance to local residents. Works will be subject to change depending upon weather conditions.
A465 Road Reaches New Heights.
The A465 East Bound on-slip road will be opening soon to take traffic from Ebbw Vale over the new A465 carriageway. The existing Highest Point of the A465 has been 1340 feet (409m) above sea level since the A465 was constructed in 1960's but the new bridge for the slip now road takes it to 1368 feet (417m).
Alan Davies Way Bridge (Rassau West) - Open
The new bridge constructed on Alan Davies Way is now open. It now allows traffic to use the north-south link at the western end of the Rassau Industrial Estate. The southern access link is now 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 road over Carno Valley is almost complete having placed over 300,000 cubic meters of fill over the new concrete arch.
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.
A465 Section 2 Gilwern to Brynmawr
The next section of the A465 Heads of the Valleys Dualling Scheme is now underway. It will involve dualling the section of A465 road between Gilwern roundabout and Brynmawr (just North of Intermediate Road Bridge). For further information on Section 2 visit the Costain website on www.a465gilwern2brynmawr.co.uk