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This project is not going ahead.

First published:
12 April 2021
Last updated:


Outcome: Roads Review Panel decision

The Roads Review Panel made a recommendation. The Deputy Minister for Climate Change has decided not to go ahead with the proposed section of the A55. 

The Public Local Inquiry for this project has been postponed. Read the public notice.

Find out more about the Roads Review.


A single option strategy was agreed for junctions 16 and 16a.

We published a protected route plan.

Next steps

The North Wales Transport Commission was set up following the announcement not to go ahead with the project.

How we consulted

We held stakeholder workshops in summer 2008 and a public information event in late 2017.

We held a 12 week consultation exercise in summer 2018.

Find out more

For more information, contact


Reports, environmental statements and plans


The legislation required for the project to proceed including drafts for public comment