Shropshire Council

Key dates

2019

  • March – Department for Transport awards £54.4m towards the construction of the NWRR
  • April/May - environmental baseline surveys carried out
  • 16 May - update report to full council
  • June - governance report to overview/scrutiny committee
  • September - information sessions for landowners, stakeholders and councillors

2020

  • January - planning application submitted
  • Spring - planning decision
  • Summer - procurement starts
  • Winter - appointment of contractor

2021

  • May - full business case to cabinet, council, scrutiny
  • September - submission of full business case to DfT
  • December - start of mobilisation period

2022

  • Spring - start of construction

2023

  • Spring - road opening

2024

  • Spring - full construction (off highway) completed
Please note that all of the above dates are approximate and subject to change