Llandudno Junction Flyover: Bridge Refurbishment
Work starts: 17 April 2023
Work finishes: 20 July 2023
What is happening?
The Llandudno Junction flyover from the Weekly News roundabout to Conwy town needs refurbishing, to replace the waterproofing, movement joints and drainage.
This is Phase 2 of this significant project – the first phase was completed in 2022 and Phase 2 will complete the work.
We understand that this work will cause major disruption and inconvenience, because the bridge is a main route into Conwy. It’s because this is a key route that the work is so important, to keep the bridge safe and open for years to come.
We are aiming to get the work done as quickly as possible, which will include weekend and evening work.
Where is the Weekly News roundabout?
The Weekly News roundabout, also referred to as the Lidl roundabout, is the large roundabout on the A546, with exits to Conwy, Deganwy, Llandudno Junction and towards the A55.
How will it affect traffic?
Traffic over the flyover and around the roundabout will be managed by temporary traffic lights.
One lane of the flyover will be closed to traffic during the work.
We will maintain access from the Weekly News roundabout to Conwy, Deganwy and Llandudno Junction. There will be access from the Weekly News roundabout to the Tesco roundabout. Vehicles travelling from the Tesco’s roundabout towards Llandudno Junction and Llandudno will follow a diversion via Black Cat roundabout.
Access will be maintained for pedestrians and cyclists through the site from Conwy to the steps at the Llandudno Junction end of the site, near Lidl.
Why is the work being done in spring and summer?
We need dry weather to complete the work, so it’s not possible to do it in autumn and winter. We have avoided the main school holidays by starting the work after Easter and scheduling it to finish before the summer holidays.
Will the road be reopened for half term and May bank holiday weekends?
No – the nature of the work doesn’t allow us to fully reopen the bridge during the schedule. One lane will be open and traffic will continue to be managed by traffic lights.
What are the arrangements for public transport?
Arriva and other bus operators will amend their routes to allow for the diversion. You can check timetables here: www.traveline.cymru
The work does not affect train services.
What about local businesses?
There will be “businesses open as usual” signs to let customers know they can still get to the businesses.
Coaches will still be able to get in to Conwy.
If you need more information, please contact the Environment, Roads & Facilities advice team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01492 575337.
Posted on 16/03/2023