Traffic bottleneck schemes: Full list by region

Some of the worst traffic hotspots in England are to be targeted in a £165m government scheme to upgrade the most congested roads.

The schemes, financed through the second tranche of funding from the £190m Local Pinch Point Fund, are listed by region below.

All the schemes to be funded are shown in this Department for Transport map

Traffic schemes

Local Authority Scheme DfT contribution (£000s) Estimated Total Cost (£000s) Planned completion date
SOUTH EAST

Hampshire County Council

A325 / A3011 Queens Roundabout Improvements

£4,034

£5,763

2015

Kent County Council

Westwood Relief Strategy

£1,562

£2,242

2014

Milton Keynes Council

A421 Fen Farm to Eagle Farm Pinch Point Bid

£3,962

£10,462

2015

Milton Keynes Council

Kingston Roundabout Pinch Point Bid

£4,850

£6,928

2014

Oxfordshire County Council #

Milton Interchange Improvement

£5,000

£10,637

2015

Reading Borough Council

Reading A33 Congestion Relief

£1,442

£2,060

2014

Reading Borough Council

Reading Bridge Structural Improvements and Traffic Management

£3,067

£4,383

2014

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Stafferton Way Link Road

£2,083

£3,752

2015

Surrey County Council

Redhill Balanced Network

£2,837

£4,102

2014

West Berkshire District Council

A4 Calcot: Improved access and journey time to the M4 (J12)

£1,992

£2,845

2015

Wokingham Borough Council

A329 Coppid Beech Junction Improvement

£1,859

£2,655

2014

Wokingham Borough Council

Station Link Road

£2,650

£3,786

2015

EAST

Bedford Borough Council

Bedford Western Bypass Northern Section

£4,500

£16,000

2015

Central Bedfordshire Council

Woodside Link, Houghton Regis

£5,000

£38,000

2017

Essex County Council

A176 Nether Mayne, Basildon

£2,346

£3,353

2014

Essex County Council

Army and Navy Improvements: A1060 Parkway Widening

£1,116

£1,595

2014

Norfolk County Council

Great Yarmouth A12-A143 Link Road

£4,745

£6,779

2015

Suffolk County Council

Completion of Lowestoft Northern Spine Road (phase 5)

£4,635

£6,615

2015

WEST MIDLANDS

Birmingham City Council

Birmingham Ring Road – Facilitating Access to the Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone

£3,900

£9,400

2012

Centro

West Midlands Access to Growth Package

£2,000

£4,206

2014

Coventry City Council

A4600 Congestion Relief Scheme

£3,920

£5,920

2014

Staffordshire County Council

Beacon Business Park (BBP) Growth Point

£1,712

£2,507

2013

Staffordshire County Council

A50 to Alton Growth Corridor

£1,894

£2,706

2015

Stoke on Trent City Council

Unlocking Etruria Valley Enterprise Area

£5,000

£14,115

2015

Warwickshire County Council

B4100-B4451 Dual Carriageway

£3,314

£6,314

2015

Warwickshire County Council

A452 Europa Way Roundabouts Improvements

£1,000

£1,462

2014

Wolverhampton City Council

Wobaston Road Corridor

£2,500

£3,575

2015

Worcestershire County Council

Hoobrook Link Road Phase 3

£4,999

£10,982

2015

SOUTH WEST

Bath & North East Somerset Council

Radstock Town Centre Infrastructure

£1,089 

£1,556

2014

Cornwall Council

Union Corner Junction Improvements

£1,559

£2,230

2015

Devon County Council

Crediton Link Road

£2,961

£10,546

2014

Devon County Council

Tithebarn Link Road

£1,758

£6,205

2015

Gloucestershire County Council

A417 Walls and C&G Roundabouts, Gloucester

£2,193

£3,133

2014

North Somerset Council

A370 and B3440 eastbound capacity improvements.

£1,085

£1,747

2013

Plymouth City Council

Marjon Link Road

£1,057

£1,510

2015

Swindon Borough Council

Swindon Town Centre Employment and Regeneration: Bruce Street Bridges / Newcombe Drive Junctions Improvements

£2,914

£4,734

2015

Wiltshire Council

A350 Chippenham Dualling

£1,905

£2,722

2014

EAST MIDLANDS

Leicestershire County Council

M1 Bridge to Growth.

£5,000

£8,760

2015

Lincolnshire County Council

Rookery Lane Area Improvement Scheme

£1,297

£1,976

2013

YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Hipperholme Crossroads Improvement Scheme

£2,363

£3,376

2015

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

A6037 Canal Road / Stanley Road Junction Improvement Scheme

£2,665

£3,808

2015

Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council

A629 / Waterloo Road Junction Improvement

£1,098

£1,568

2014

Leeds City Council

A647 junction with the B6154 (Thornbury Barracks)

£2,403

£3,433

2014

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Pool Green Roundabout – Conversion to Signalised Cross roads

£3,438

£4,911

2015

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Old Flatts Bridge – Maintenance Scheme

£1,877

£2,681

2014

Sheffield City Council

A61 Penistone Road Junction Improvements, Sheffield

£3,031

£5,131

2014

Wakefield Council

Northern Link Road

£4,154

£5,934

2014

NORTH WEST

Bolton Council

Cutacre (Logistics North) – M61 Junction 4/Watergate Lane/A6 Salford Road Junction

£1,470

£2,100

2014

Cheshire East Council

A500 Widening Scheme

£1,966

£2,808

2014

Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council

Northwich Town Centre Gyratory and Leicester Street Roundabout

£3,432

£4,903

2015

Knowsley Council

M57 Extension A5300 Knowsley Expressway - Access to Opportunity and Employment

£1,365

£1,950

2015

Manchester City Council

A57 Hyde Road Localised Widening (between Far Lane and Reddish Lane)

£2,417

£3,454

2015

Salford City Council

Salford Central - Irwell Street Junction

£1,000

£1,743

2014

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Ashton Town Centre Major Junction Improvements Scheme

£3,035

£4,335

2015

NORTH EAST

Durham County Council

A167 Chester-le-Street, Park Road to Junction 63 Improvement

£2,220

£3,172

2014

Gateshead Council    

Team Valley Trading Estate - access improvements    

£2,386

£3,409

2015

North Tyneside

Four Lane Ends and A188 junction improvements

£2,221

£3,259

2014

Northumberland County Council

Craig End, Landslip, B6344 near Rothbury

£4,990

£7,557

2015

Northumberland County Council

Ovingham Bridge Refurbishment

£2,265

£3,236

2015

Sunderland City Council

Sunderland Strategic Junctions Improvement Scheme

£1,820

£2,600

2014

LONDON

LB of Wandsworth/Transport for London

Putney Bridge Thames Crossing

£1,050

£1,500

2014

London Borough of Croydon / Transport for London

Tennison Road Overbridge

£1,800

£12,300

2015

Full details of the successful bids announced on 31 May 2013

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