The scheme has been identified as one of the key transport priorities within Warwickshire and as part of the A444 improvements to help ease traffic congestion during peak periods. Coton Arches – more information
A47 Hinckley Road improvements
The A47 Hinckley Road scheme will provide eastern Nuneaton with a new junction, an improved roundabout with additional pedestrian facilities and improved road and cycling infrastructure.
It is the main route into Nuneaton from the A5 and east Nuneaton to the town centre. The corridor passes through an existing densely populated area which will experience significant housing expansion through the Borough Plan proposals.
College Street/A444 roundabout
Funding has been identified to upgrade this junction. Detailed designs are being finalised and information relating to when works will take place will be released when available.
Ring Road improvements
Work is due to start on a detailed design of upgrade improvements to the ring road in Nuneaton to remove key pinch points and reduce congestions. As design work moves forward further details will be shared when appropriate.
Nuneaton and Bedworth Cycling Connection
This scheme will create approximately 4kms of new cycling route on the Nuneaton - Bedworth - Coventry corridor, providing safe and attractive cycling access to major employment sites, supporting planned housing growth and enabling access to cultural and sporting events including 2021 Coventry UK City of Culture and 2022 Commonwealth Games activities, by non-car modes. The area currently has no continuous direct cycling link between Nuneaton and Coventry, recognised as one of the main barriers to cycling for most people. WCC have approved the allocation of £1.012 million to construct two new sections of cycling infrastructure on the B4113 to link Bedworth to both Bermuda Park and Coventry. In the longer term, the aim is to develop further cycling infrastructure within Bedworth to connect the two sections and provide a continuous north-south cycle route on this corridor.
A47 Long Shoot Cycle Route
This will create approximately 1.4 kms of new high quality, safe, segregated cycle track on the A47 Long Shoot as part of a strategic cycle route connecting Nuneaton to Hinckley. The scheme will encourage and enable a shift from car-based travel to cycling for local journeys, providing the necessary sustainable transport links to the town centre and rail station to support Transforming Nuneaton and the significant residential expansion in north-east Nuneaton. To the west, the scheme will connect to new cycling infrastructure to be delivered by the A47 highway improvement scheme to create a continuous cycle route between north-east Nuneaton and the town centre. To the east, the scheme will connect with the existing cycle route on the A5 to provide a connection to Hinckley. WCC have approved an allocation of £0.438 million for the A47 Long Shoot cycle route scheme.