Press release

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 5 January – Sunday 11 January 2015

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 2 January 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 – 20 March)

A38 Manadon, Plymouth – Junction improvement

24hr eastbound narrow lanes and 50mph speed limit. (6 Oct – 6 Feb) 24hr westbound narrow lanes and 50mph speed limit. 24hr westbound entry sliproad closure, diversion via Weston Mill. Westbound carriageway closure from 8pm to 6am Tues and Thurs – diversion via St Budeaux (6 Jan – 31 March).

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

Various lane closures on slip roads and roundabout (27 Nov to 30 April)

A30 Between Fingle Glen and Alphington, Exeter – Resurfacing

Eastbound lane and carriageway closures from 7pm to 6am Mon to Fri. Diversions via local road (6-17 Jan)

A38 Haldon Hill, nr Exeter – BT cabling works

Westbound lane closure from 9pm to 6am (5-10 Jan)

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

24hr eastbound lane closure and 50mph speed limit (26 Nov – 20 March)

A30 Between Callywith and Innis Downs, nr Bodmin – Drainage works

East and westbound carriageway closure from 8pm to 6am. Diversion via A389 through Bodmin (4 – 8 Jan)

A30 Cannaframe, nr Launceston – Surveys

Westbound lane closure from 9am to 4pm (6-9 Jan)

A30 Rose-an-Grouse, nr Penzance – Repair work

Traffic signals from 7pm to 10.30pm (6 Jan)

A30 Fivelances, nr Launceston – Surveys

Eastbound lane closure from 7.30pm to 4am (6-7 Jan)

A30 Plusha, nr Launceston – Surveys

Westbound lane closure from 7.30pm to 4am (7-8 Jan)

A30 Bolventor, nr Bodmin – Surveys

Westbound lane closure from 7.30pm to 4am (8-9 Jan)

A30 Temple, nr Bodmin – Surveys

Westbound lane closure from 7.30pm to 4am (9-10 Jan)

A38 Between Menheniot and Liskeard – Drainage works

Westbound lane closure from 7pm to 4am (6-10 Jan) Eastbound lane closure from 7pm to 4am (6-7 Jan)

A38 Glynn Valley – Surveys

Traffic signals from 7.30pm to 4am (7-8 Jan)

A38 Saltash Tunnel – Maintenance works

East and westbound carriageway closures from 8pm to 6am. Signed diversion via Saltash. (8-11 Jan)

A38 Catchfrench – Drainage works

Traffic signals from 8pm to 2am (8-9 Jan)

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 2 January 2015