Contractors interested in bidding for the project have until 21st December 2016 to apply.
The value of the main construction contract for the 7.5km dual carriageway is estimated at £75m.
The new road will run from the Outer Ring Road at Red Hall round the east side of Leeds to Thorpe Park joining a new Manston Lane Link Road where it connects into the existing highway infrastructure and link to the M1 motorway. Its construction is expected to support the development of 5,000 new homes.
The aim is to start building the new road in spring 2018 and finish sometime in 2021.
The PQQ and tender documentation is available from https://www.yortender.co.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf by using scheme number DN219312.