Third Menai Crossing plans out to consultation

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Construction of a third crossing over Menai linking the Welsh mainland and the isle of Anglesey could begin by the end of 2020 and a public consultation is currently underway. The consultation, which is open until March 9, will look at four options for increasing capacity and improving network resilience across the Menai Strait, with the aim of a preferred route being announced in Summer 2018. The proposed options are as follows:

  • Red option includes a new bridge directly to the west of Britannia Bridge and improvements at A55
  • Junction 8A.
  • Pink option: Extension of Britannia Bridge / new bridge immediately east of existing bridge to provide extra traffic lanes and improvements at A55 Junction 8A.
  • Orange option: New bridge directly to the east of Britannia Bridge and improvements at A55 Junction 8A.
  • Purple option: New bridge to the east of Britannia Bridge and improvements at A55 Junctions 8 and 8A.

Rx Tramadol Online The £3m design and development stage of the third crossing is part of the two-year budget agreed by the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru. Economy and Transport Secretary Ken Skates said: “The Welsh Government is investing £600m in transport infrastructure improvements across North Wales over the coming years to ensure the region has the modern and high quality transport system it needs to develop its potential for economic growth. We are aiming to start construction by the end of 2020.” For further details on the proposals, public exhibitions and how to share your views, visit