Outwrite carried out event management for the contractors, Balfour Beatty and Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK, at the official opening of the £35m Porthmadog bypass.

Carl Sargeant, minister for local government and communities, officially opened the long-awaited new section of the A487 on Monday (October 17).

More than 120 people attended the ceremony, including Welsh Government representatives, local residents, business people and school children.

The 5.3km Porthmadog, Tremadog and Minffordd bypass was constructed by a 50:50 joint venture partnership of Balfour Beatty and Jones Bros on behalf of the Welsh Government.

The long-awaited new road was completed on budget and seven weeks ahead of schedule.