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On Your Doorstep! 18 Jan 2022 OCC’s planning application for the A40 Smart Corridor in now live

Residents and stakeholders can view and respond to the planning application on the Planning Register, under reference R3.0151/21.

‘The planning application submission is a key milestone in the delivery of the wider A40 improvements programme’, says Oxfordshire County Council. ‘The planning application covers three schemes: 

  • A40 dual carriageway extension A scheme to upgrade the A40 between east of Witney to the Eynsham park and ride site into a dual carriageway.   
  • A40 integrated bus lanes A four-mile eastbound and westbound bus priority corridor along the A40, with improved routes and crossing facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.  
  • A40 Duke’s Cut A new eastbound bus lane and improved cycling and pedestrian facilities linking together the A40 integrated bus lanes with north Oxford.’ 

For Eynsham residents, key features include ‘Construction of a new signalised junction to the Eynsham Park and Ride site; New pedestrian/ cyclist underpass at Cuckoo Lane; Alterations to existing junctions and property accesses along the A40; Controlled crossings, external lighting, noise barriers, sustainable drainage systems, landscaping, habitat creation including ecology ponds and associated hibernacula’... The list is goes on!

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You will find full details under the Documents tab.

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The consultation ends on 12 February.

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