The Autovía A-56 is a proposed highway in north western Spain. It is planned as a new, safe, 4-lane alternative to the N-540 between Ourense and Lugo. It will connect the Autovía A-55 with the Autovía A-6. Construction has begun as of October 2008 in a 10 km. stretch located on the border between the provinces of Lugo and Ourense.