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|Length||10 mi (20 km)|
The road is mainly newly constructed, being built to regenerate the former coal-mining areas of
The area was given
The Dearne Towns Link Road (the dual-carriageway section) was officially opened on Monday 12 October 1998 by
Work started on the Little Houghton and Grimethorpe section in mid-2002. The A628 Shafton bypass opened on 30 October 2003.