Press release

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 15 December 2014 – Sunday 21 December 2014

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 12 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

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A38 Dry Bridge, nr South Brent – New bridge scheme

24hr eastbound exit sliproad closure. Access for residents only. Diversion via Dart Bridge. (30 Oct – 23 April) 24hr narrow lanes and 40mph limit on main carriageway. (10 Nov – 23 April 2015)

A38 Kennford, nr Exeter – Junction improvement

24hr contraflow and 50mph limit. Splatford bridge closed with access for residents only. Diversion via A380 southbound up Telegraph Hill to Great Haldon and minor road past Exeter Racecourse to A38. (17 Nov – 31 March 2015)

A38 Dobwalls – Resurfacing

24hr contraflow and 40mph limit for resurfacing (13 Oct – 21 May 2015)

A30 Between Carminnow Cross and Innis Down, nr Bodmin – Drainage works

24hr east and westbound lane closure and 50mph speed limit (25 Nov – 2 March)

A38 Between Marley Head and Dart Bridge, nr South Brent – New Bridge Scheme

Eastbound carriageway closure from 8pm to 10.30pm. Diversion via A385 to Dartington and A384 to Dart Bridge. (15 Dec)

A30 Whiddon Down, nr Okehampton – Barrier repairs

Westbound lane closure (15 Dec)

A30 Broadwoodwidger, nr Launceston – Tree works

Westbound lane closure from 9am to 9pm (19 Dec)

A38 Manadon, Plymouth – Junction improvement

24hr eastbound narrow lanes and 50mph speed limit. Eastbound entry sliproad closed from 8pm to 6am. Diversion via A386 and B3413 to Marsh Mills. (6 Oct – 6 Feb)

A38 Drumbridges Jct, Heathfield, nr Bovey Tracey – Junction improvement

24hr lane closure and traffic signals on westbound exit sliproad (27 Nov to 30 April)

A38 Forder Valley, Plymouth – Drainage works

Westbound lane closure from 8pm to 4am (15-18 Dec)

A38 Between Dart Bridge and Marley Head, nr South Brent – New bridge scheme

Westbound carriageway closure from 8pm to 10.30pm. Diversion via A384 to Dartington and A385 to Marley Head. (15-16 Dec)

A39 Plymouth – Surveys

Westbound lane closure from 8pm to 4am (18-19 Dec)

A38 Ashburton – Tree works

Eastbound lane closure from 7pm to 4am Mon to Fri (19-20 Dec)

A30 Cannaframe, nr Launceston – Surveys

Eastbound lane closure from 9am to 4pm Mon to Fri (8-15 Dec) Westbound lane closure from 9am to 4pm (16-19 December)

A30 Between Callywith and Carminnow, nr Bodmin – Drainage works

Westbound carriageway closure from 8pm to 6am. Diversion via A38 (14-15 Dec)

A30 Trebursye – Barrier repairs

Westbound lane closure from 9am to 4pm (15 Dec)

A30 St Erth, nr Penzance – South West Water works

Traffic signals from 7pm to 6am (15-17 Dec)

A30 Scorrier, nr Redruth – Tree works

Westbound exit sliproad closure from 7.30pm to 6am. Diversion via Avers and A3047. Westbound lane closure from 7.30pm to 6am (19-20 Dec)

The Highways Agency is working with the industry and road users to reduce the risks of working on the roads. For the safety of road workers and all road users, when you are approaching roadworks:

  • Keep within the speed limit – it is there for your safety.
  • Get into the correct lane in good time – don’t keep switching.
  • Concentrate on the road ahead, not the roadworks.
  • Be alert for works’ traffic leaving or entering roadworks.
  • Keep a safe distance – there could be queues in front.
  • Observe all signs – they are there to help you.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

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

Published 12 December 2014