The A456 corridor will be upgraded to support a range of transport modes, thereby improving traffic flow, traffic signal operation, road safety, measures to support buses and the provision of facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. As well as an ambition to install a continuous cycle route from Halesowen to Birmingham via Bearwood in Sandwell.


Reduction in congestion leading to air quality improvements

Support for net zero carbon targets

Improved health and wellbeing of residents

Economic growth

Improve road safety



Delivery Timescale:

Construction completion expected by summer 2022

Authorities Involved:

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council and Highways England