The A4123 is a busy corridor which provides a connection for a variety of transport options through the heart of the Black Country, connecting the City of Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and then onto Birmingham City Centre via A456 Hagley Road. The route provides access to the centers and regeneration areas of the Black Country. Consistent journey time reliability, quality public transport options and facilities for walking and cycling are essential for unlocking growth within the Black Country.

The project draws together the different sections of the route across three local authority areas and provides a consistent approach to design and delivery along the route.


Reduced Congestion and Improvement to journey times

Improved access to the M5 and other local A-roads

Improved Road Safety

Improve Air Quality

Reduce Nitrous Oxide emissions

Improved facilities for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport

Unlocking wider economic opportunities for the Black Country

Unlocking employment opportunities

Improvements to freight and distribution which is more attractive to investors



Development and Delivery Timescale:

Development 2021-2023, Delivery 2023-2026

Authorities Involved:

City of Wolverhampton Council, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council, Midlands Connect and Transport for West Midlands.