A466: NEW 4-KM MOTORWAY LINK

A more direct east-west route

The A466 is a new 4-km motorway link that has connected up the A6 and A46 motorways north of Lyon since Saturday, 4 July 2015.
This constitutes the penultimate link in the Bordeaux-Geneva trans-European corridor and plays a part in providing a more direct, practical east-west route.
 
On the regional level, the A466 allows traffic to bypass the Lyon urban area instead of going through the centre. It provides direct access for users travelling from Lyon to the A6 motorway and vice-versa.

Project overview
  • 4 kilometres of new motorway
  • 3 communes crossed: Ambérieux d'Azergues, Les Chères, Quincieux
  • Interchange points: connections with A6 and A46
 
Funding
  • Cost: €76 million
  • Funding: 100% APRR
 
Who does what?
  • Contracting authority: APRR
  • Operations conducted by: APRR – Major investments and development department
  • Project manager: Ingérop
 
The A466 is an expressway with no entrances or exits (junctions) along its route. The possibility of building junctions in order to improve local service is currently being studied in partnership with local authorities and the French State.
 
Widening of the A46 motorway between Anse and Genay
Alongside its construction of the A466 motorway, APRR widened a 6-km section of the A46 motorway between the A466 junction and Genay. 


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