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A list of cancelled road building projects.

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First published:
4 July 2022
Last updated:


1 July 2022

Dear                        ,

Request for Information – ATISN 16375

I wrote to you on 24 June regarding your request for information on road projects.

Information requested

You have asked for the following information:

A list of road building projects in Wales that in the period 1st January 2022 - 31st May 2022 have been cancelled, paused, received full approval and are proceeding to or actually under construction.

Our Response

I can confirm the Welsh Government holds the information captured by your request.

The following trunk road projects were under construction in the period 1st January 2022 - 31st May 2022:

  • A487 Caernarfon and Bontnewydd Bypass
  • A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tai’r Meibion Improvements
  • A487 New Dyfi Bridge Improvements
  • A465 Gilwern to Brynmawr (Section 2)
  • A465 Dowlais Top to Hirwaun (Sections 5 and 6)
  • A40 Llanddewi Velfrey to Redstone Cross improvements

The following project are continuing to proceed through the development stages:

  • A494 River Dee Bridge Improvements
  • A483 Junctions 3-6 Improvements
  • A483 Llandeilo

Please use the link below to access a list of road schemes that have been paused and are currently subject to the Roads Review.

Roads review | GOV.WALES

The following trunk road project was cancelled in February 2022.

  • A55 Junctions 14-16A Improvements

Next steps


If you are dissatisfied with the Welsh Government’s handling of your request, you can ask for an internal review within 40 working days of the date of this response. Requests for an internal review should be addressed to the Welsh Government’s Freedom of Information Officer at:

Information Rights Unit 
Welsh Government 
Cathays Park 
CF10 3NQ

Or e-mail:

Please remember to quote the ATISN reference number above.   

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

Information Commissioner’s Office 
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane 

However, please note that the Commissioner will not normally investigate a complaint until it has been through our own internal review process.

Yours sincerely