Press release

Drivers advised of overnight closures on the A38 near Derby

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The A38 northbound between the A38/B5016 Barton-under-Needwood junction and A38/A5121 Branston junction will be closed overnight for four weeks from Tuesday 5 May while the carriageway is resurfaced.

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The existing worn out road surface will be replaced with a low noise surface which will reduce traffic noise for local residents and improve safety for all users.

The diversion route for northbound traffic will be at the junction of A38/A513 taking the exit to A513 westbound, Alrewas Road. Continue along A513 westwards to King’s Bromley. At the junction with A515 take the exit to A515 north, sign posted Ashbourne/Uttoxeter. Continue along the A515 northwards to the A38/A50 roundabout at Sudbury. Take the third exit onto the A50 eastbound and continue to its junction with A38/A50 Toyota roundabout.

The closures during May will be at the following times, please be advised that these can be subject to change:

  • Monday to Thursday - 9pm to 6am each night
  • Friday 9pm to 7am Saturday morning
  • Saturday 9pm to 9am Sunday morning
  • Sunday 9pm to 6am Monday morning

For more information about the A38 Barton-under-Needwood resurfacing scheme and to keep up to date with work on this section please go to the road project pages.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 1 May 2015