Llangynidr Road B4560 to A465 slip road closer notice - 30th Nov for 2 weeks.
The slip road linking from the B4560 onto the old A465 Eastbound carriageway will be closed for road works in preparation for works to reinstate the right turn at the junction with the old A465 carriageway. The closure will start on the 30th Nov and will take approx 2 weeks. A diversion will be signposted locally - (see diversion maps attached). We apologis for any inconvenience this may cause.
Carriageway Works Requiring Closures on the old A465.
Carillion will be undertaking works to the old A465 carriageway to change it from a 3 lane carriageway to a single carriegway plus cycleway between Rassau Industrial Est Roundabout and Ebbw Vale Roundabout. This closure will start on the 5th October for approximately 3 months. Local diversions will be signed utilising Bryn Serth Road. We apologise in advance for any onconvenince this closure may cause to your journey time.
A465 Main carriageway – New Road Layout between Tredegar and Brynmawr.
Both lanes of the new A465 carriageway are now operational in each direction (subject to localised single lane closures for finishing works) between Tredegar and Brynmawr. Please take care when joining from the new junctions as you will now be merging with the A465 traffic. Speed restrictions may be signed in places to protect the workforce along the length of the scheme. If you are travelling to Ebbw Vale, Rassau or Garnlydan, you must exit onto the old road as signposted.
The road over Carno Valley is now 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 - Officially Opened 28th Sept 2015
Edwina Hart - Minister for Economy, Science and Transport, officially opened the Brynmawr to Tredegar Section of the A465 today. The Opening was marked by the unvailing of a plaque by the Minister and tree planting ceremony assisted by local school children from Ebbw Fawr Learning Community. The ceremony marks completion of the third section of the A465 Abergavenny to Hirwaun Dualling Scheme being carried out by the Welsh Government.
The project team would like to thank all of our neighbours for their patience and support during construction and all of our suppliers, subcontractors and workforce (many of which live locally to the scheme) for their efforts in delivering the scheme to a successful conclusion.
Work has now commenced to upgrade sections of the old road between Tredegar and Brynmawr. This will invovle introduction of a new cycleway between Rassau Industrial Estate Roundabout and Ebbw Vale Roundabout as well as construction of a new junction with Llangynidr Road. Please continue to read the right hand column of this page to find out about any restrictions to traffic including road closures.
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