M6 Heysham link

Work is underway on the Heysham to M6 Link Road - a 4.8km dual carriageway linking the Heysham and Morecambe peninsula to Junction 34 of the M6. Find out more about the scheme.

Cranes lower a section of bridge into place
Cranes lower a section of bridge into place
  • Updated: 31 March, 2015

The link road is a vital piece of Lancashire's road network. The project will also see a fully re-modelled junction 34, with new slip roads, a new bridge over the River Lune and a 600-space park-and-ride site.

The link road should be open to the public in the summer of 2016. It will provide better access for residents, businesses and tourists to the area. By freeing up congestion and improving journey times, it's also expected to bring a number of economic benefits to the local area.

Other benefits will include:

  • Better local air quality as vehicles spend less time stuck in queues
  • Training and employment on the project for 100 local unemployed people
  • A park-and-ride scheme to help boost the local economy and improve access to the city centre

More information

Watch ICE North West's Spencer Fitz-Gibbon report on the project's progress.

You can find more information about the project, and the latest pictures from construction by visiting the site's website.

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