Transport Minister Huw Merriman MP has approved The A417 Missing Link – an important landscape-led road project that will improve road safety, reduce traffic congestion, and improve connectivity for road users and local communities, while unlocking economic growth in Gloucestershire and beyond.
This long-awaited decision means National Highways can now take action to improve this much needed stretch of road. Construction of the A417 Missing Link will begin in 2023.

Between 22 – 25 November, the project team will be out and about in National Highways’ mobile exhibition van and ready to answer any questions local people may have. Dates, times and locations are as follows:
• Tuesday 22 November 2022, 11am – 4pm, The Royal George Hotel, Birdlip, GL4 8JH
• Wednesday 23 November 2022, 9am – 5pm, National Star College, Ullenwood Manor Road,
Cheltenham, GL53 9QU
• Thursday 24 November 2022, 9am – 5pm, Brockworth Community Centre, Court Road, Brockworth,
• Friday 25 November 2022, 8am – 2pm,, 173 High Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1DF

To find out more about the events and construction, visit National Highways’ website and read its latest newsletter: click here. Here you can also see National Highways’ latest fly-through animation and see what the road will look like when it’s built.

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