Current progress and next steps
Latest update: March 2017
Chichester: Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling has announced that having considered the consultation feedback, improvements to the A27 at Chichester have been cancelled.
On Monday 6 March 2017, councillors, community groups and campaigners came together and pledged their support for finding a way forward for the improvements at Chichester.
Community workshops are being arranged to draw on the expertise and knowledge of people locally and the intention is to bring in outside experience and impartiality where needed, to find a solution to put to Government and ask them to reconsider their decision.
Highways England has published its report on the A27 Chichester bypass public consultation, which can be viewed in the documents section below.
Arundel, Worthing and Lancing: Consultation on options for improving the A27 at Arundel, Worthing and Lancing are expected to take place in summer 2017.
Latest update: September 2016
Highways England has launched a consultation on options for the A27 Chichester Bypass. The consultation closes on 22 September 2016. The County Council has now submitted a consultation response to Highways England which can be viewed in the documents section below .
Update: July 2016
Highways England has launched a consultation on options for the A27 Chichester Bypass. The consultation closes on 22 September 2016.
DfT Roads Investment Strategy: The Roads Investment Strategy includes commitments to upgrade all junctions on the A27 Chichester bypass, provide a new A27 dual carriageway bypass at Arundel and to make improvements to the capacity of the A27 road and junctions through Worthing and Lancing.
A27 Arundel, Worthing and Lancing: Scheme option development work is progressing as well as discussions with stakeholders. Appraisal work to assess traffic and environmental impacts will be carried out during 2016.
Publicity campaign: The A27 Action campaign, led by the County Council, was set up to unify the call from businesses, the local community and local government to resolve the A27 problems in West Sussex.