SO1612 : Digging a trench in Garnlydan

taken 3 years ago, near to Beaufort, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

Digging a trench in Garnlydan
Digging a trench in Garnlydan
Work in progress in May 2014 on the new route of the A465.
Dualling A465 road from Brynmawr to Tredegar
The A465 between Abergavenny and Neath connects the northern ends of the South Wales valleys and is therefore commonly known as the Heads of the Valleys road.
It is planned to improve the whole of this road up to dual 2-lane standard by 2020.
Compulsory purchase orders for the Brynmawr to Tredegar section were issued in August 2012 and the work is scheduled to be completed in early 2015. For most of this section, the existing A465 will be replaced by a new road to the north.
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Date Taken
Friday, 16 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1662 1280 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.4557N 3:12.6461W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1666 1284
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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