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Temporary closure of Aller Brake Road - Tue, 26/04/2016

Galliford Try has announced a temporary closure of Aller Brake Road at St Marychurch Junction, as part of the completion works to the A380 South Devon Link Road project.  These works, which will take place alongside the South Devon Highway, are scheduled to commence on Tuesday 3rd May. It is...

South Devon Highway receives industry award - Thu, 03/03/2016

The South Devon Link Road project is celebrating after winning a regional highways industry award. Devon County Council, Torbay Council and Galliford Try won the 'Large Transportation Project Award' at the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) South West awards held last week...

(l-r) Gordon Oliver, Elected Mayor of Torbay; Angie and Martin Cairns-Sharp; Councillor John Hart, Leader of Devon County Council.
Competition winners named - Wed, 02/03/2016

The winners of the competition to name the South Devon Highway have been announced. Angie and Martin Cairns-Sharp from Dartmouth, and Stephanie Cherrett from Newton Abbot, both chose ‘South Devon Highway’ as the name for the new the 5.5km dual carriageway. Two of the winners attended the official...

South Devon Highway: latest phase of works announced - Wed, 24/02/2016

Following the official opening of the South Devon Highway earlier this week, work is continuing on the project and the next phase of works has been announced by Galliford Try. From Monday 29th February to Wednesday 2nd March, one lane will be closed on the northbound off-slip road to Kingskerswell...

New highway delivering boost to south Devon economy - Mon, 22/02/2016

The South Devon Highway was officially opened by Roads Minister Andrew Jones on Monday 22nd February. The new £110million bypass that is expected to carry over 35,000 vehicles a day has been officially opened, helping to deliver better journeys for road users in the south west. The opening of the...

Next phase of traffic management announced - Fri, 12/02/2016

The next phase of traffic management on the South Devon Link Road Project has been announced and will commence on Monday 15th February. From Monday 15th February to Friday 19th February, one lane will be closed on the northbound carriageway (Newton Abbot-bound) of the new South Devon Highway (the...

Latest traffic management phase announced - Fri, 15/01/2016

UPDATE: We can now confirm that Old Newton Road will be closed on Thursday and Friday, 4th and 5th February, near to our site entrance. Following this closure, Devon County Council will implement their own closure to carry out drainage works on Old Newton Road. These works will take place on...

First phase of completion works announced - Wed, 06/01/2016

The constructor of the South Devon Highway, Galliford Try, has announced the next phase of completion works at Romany Jones/Aller, alongside the newly opened road. This will require a temporary closure of Torquay Road between the Aller roundabout and the Romany Jones junction for a period of around...

Latest fly-through video published - Mon, 04/01/2016

The final South Devon Highway fly-though video has been published. This footage was filmed in late December and shows traffic driving on the newly opened road. The video was produced by Skyflicks by Matt Cranfield of Paignton. You can view the latest video here: http://youtu.be/iacr3FRMCv8...

New aerial photographs show road in action - Mon, 21/12/2015

The first set of aerial photographs of the South Devon Highway in action have been published. The new images show traffic using the road and were taken by Matt Cranfield of Skyflicks, Paignton. Aerial photography copyright to Skyflicks Media, please contact for permission/cost of use. Email: matt@...

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