A585 Windy Harbour to SkippoolRecently updated

Proposals to bypass the existing A585 at Little Singleton

Region:  North West
Start date:  TBC
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Progress report

Following the public consultation in autumn 2016 we have analysed your feedback and have written a consultation report. To find out more you can read the:

You can view the reports and all the consultation material on the consultation page.

What next?

We will consider the results of the consultation in the selection of the preferred option, along with other factors such as value for money, safety and meeting the scheme’s objectives.

We plan to announce the preferred option later this year.

Why we need this scheme

The A585 is the main road in and out of Fleetwood and surrounding areas and it is heavily congested between Windy Harbour and Skippool, where drivers frequently experience significant delays, particularly during morning and evening rush hours.

The volume of traffic is also a concern for local users, pedestrians and cyclists.

Aims

We aim to improve:

  • journey times on the A585 between
  • Windy Harbour and Skippool junctions
  • safety for all road users
  • access for local users, pedestrians and cyclists

Environment impact

Over the coming months we and our suppliers will be increasing our understanding and collecting additional information about the area. In particular you are likely to see people collecting environmental information to establish the potential impacts of the development.

The land surrounding the A585 has importance for migrating birds such as pink footed geese and this will be one of the focuses for assessment. If you are a landowner you may be asked to allow access to the people carrying out these surveys. Thank you for your help.

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Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The M55 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:30 on 25 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 10:59 pm
Location : The M55 westbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:30 on 25 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 10:59 pm
Location : The M55 eastbound at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 8:01 pm
Location : The M55 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 8:01 pm
Location : The M55 eastbound exit slip at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 8:01 pm
Location : The M55 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 5 September 2017 to 06:00 on 20 October 2017.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm

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