A27 Improvement

A27 Chichester bypas current status

The A27 Chichester bypass is one of 32 schemes identified by Department for Transport (DfT) and National Highways for possible inclusion in the third Road Investment Strategy (RIS3) pipeline. RIS3 will run from 2025 to 2030. For more information on RIS3 visit Road investment strategy.


There is no commitment to build any of the RIS3 pipeline schemes. All our timelines are indicative and subject to change. However, the work we do now will help DfT to decide which schemes to progress. The DfT will decide which pipeline schemes will be selected for further development during their Decision Phase (2023 to 2024). They’ll assess the scheme against a range of factors including the scheme’s value for money, public support, environmental impact, affordability and feasibility.

How to be kept up to date

We would encourage everyone who would like to be kept informed to subscribe to the National Highways dedicated scheme webpage CLICK HERE. By doing so you will be notified of future updates as the scheme progresses.

Contact NH

Email: A27Chichester@nationalhighways.co.uk

Telephone: 0300 123 5000


A27 RIS3 Pipeline work update

The scheme has been identified as one of 32 schemes within the RIS3 pipeline, for early options identification work for potential future investment.

A27 - Have your say

National Highways are currently inviting interested stakeholders to contribute to give their views and opinions on future investment opportunities.

Gillian is urging constituents to share their feedback if you have not already done so.

MP gives hope for A27 funding - Chichester Post

Chichester’s MP has given the city new hope for A27 funding after Wednesday’s budget.

Gillian Keegan is confident she will secure funding for the development of potential schemes for the A27 in the government’s road investment strategy budget two (RIS2) that runs from 2020-2025.

MP driving forward with plans for A27 - Chichester Post

Chichester’s MP has met with the Transport Secretary to get the wheels rolling on the A27.

Gillian Keegan discussed the A27 improvement scheme with the new Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps.