- A483 road
UK road routebox
direction= North - South
Builth Wells Llandrindod Wells
Welshpool Oswestry Wrexham
The A483 is a major road in the
United Kingdom, running from Swanseain Walesto Chesterin England.
M4 motorwayJunction 42, just east of Swansea, it travels west along the Fabian way towards Swansea where it turns to a northwesterly direction towards the M4 motorway junction 47 at Penllergaerafter which the route is shared with the A48 along Swansea Road, Bryntirion Road, Bolgoed Road to Pontarddulais.
After Pontarddulais, the route continues along Heol Fforest and Carmarthen Road. The A483 diverges from the A48 at the final M4 motorway junction, Junction 49, where it continues via
Ammanford, Llandeiloand Llandovery.
The A483 continues through
Llanwrtyd Wells, Builth Wells(where it crosses with the A470) and Llandrindod Wells. It then reaches Newtown where it passes under the Cambrian Lineat the Dolfor Road Railway Bridge. This bridge, being 13' 3" has been hit by high vehicles on many it occasions. The road then continues to Welshpoolbefore entering England.
It continues as a bypass to
Oswestrybefore diving back into Wales.
The A483 then continues past
Wrexhamand re-entering England.
The road then enters Cheshire to end at Chester. It is planned to make the route from
Ruabonto Oswestry a dual carriageway, as part of a plan to dual the route from Wrexhamto Shrewsbury(part of which is the A5 road) in an effort to increase transport links.
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* [http://www.sabre-roads.org.uk/roadlists/r10/notes.php?number=A483 SABRE Roads by 10 - A483]
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