Making the Gosport peninsula more accessible
Information and updates on highways improvements for access to and from Gosport can be found on Hampshire County Council’s website, see
Overall these schemes form part of a £100m highways investment programme in the area.
The following is a summary of those improvements with links to more details on the schemes and the latest updates:
Work commenced on this new 7.3m wide southern section of Newgate Lane in July 2017 and is due to be completed in summer 2018.
The new road is the third stage of work on the Newgate Lane corridor and is being constructed on a new smoother alignment to the east of the existing road. As a result there will be fewer interruptions to traffic flow caused by turning traffic or on-road cyclists.
Work is due to commence on this £34m bypass in 2019 and will be completed in 2021. A new 3.5km single carriageway road will be constructed between the B334 Titchfield Road and Gosport Road, passing to the north and east of Stubbington. Once it is completed the bypass will improve access to and from Gosport and the Solent Enterprise Zone at Daedalus.
This £10m improvement scheme for the A27 Southampton Road between the A27 Segensworth Roundabout and the junction with Mill Lane at Titchfield will be completed in spring 2018. As a result existing single carriageway sections will be upgraded to two lanes in each direction.
Following a successful funding bid to the National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) the outstanding section of the Eclipse Busway in Gosport will be completed.
The extension will be a dedicated busway along the disused railway corridor 1km south from Tichborne Way/Hutfield Link to Rowner Road. Preliminary works began in January 2018.
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