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SSTC3 programme timetable

SSTC3 Programme August 2021

Key milestones

With some preparation works programmed for earlier, the main construction works started in Spring 2019. The road will be fully open to traffic in Autumn 2021. 

Key milestones which have been achieved to date:

November 2021Dual carriageway officially opened
Spring 2019Construction commenced
Spring 2019Final business case approved by Department for Transport releasing the £40.5m funding
Spring 2019Take possession of land
Winter 2018/19Land Entry Procedures issues
Winter 2019Advance works undertaken by Esh Construction
Winter 2019Contractor announced
Winter 2019Secretary of State decision
Summer 2018Limited enabling works commence on site including demolitions
Summer 2018Invitations to tender for construction works
Summer 2018Public Inquiry
Autumn 2017Planning permission granted
January 2017Detailed design commences
January 2017Planning application made
November 2016Council Cabinet approve the design layout
May 2016Public consultation
August 2015Data collection and preliminary design commenced
July 2015Design consultants appointed
January 2015Consultation with potentially affected land interests begun
September 2014Delivery of Phase 3 gains council Cabinet approval
2007SSTC route included in Alteration 2 of Unitary Development Plan



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