Work on Northern Distributor Road for Norwich set to start in October 2015

August 5 2015

Work on £148.5m Northern Distributor Road for Norwich set to start in October 2015

The Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin agreed in June to grant a development consent order for the Northern Distribution Route, the 12 ½ mile road which will stretch from the A1067 Fakenham Road to the Postwick Hub on the A47 in the east.

Between June and July there was a six-week period during which a legal challenge could have been mounted against the decision, if a challenge had been forthcoming, it would have delayed the start date for the work. However, Norfolk County Council today confirmed there had been no such challenge. This means that initial work can begin in the middle of October 2015, with full construction due to start in early 2016.

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