Press release

Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall: Weekly summary for Monday 8 December 2014 – Sunday 14 December 2014

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 5 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 Manadon, Plymouth – Junction improvement

24hr eastbound narrow lanes and 50mph limit. Eastbound entry sliproad closure from 8pm to 6am Mon – Thurs. Diversion via A386 and B3413 to Marsh Mills (6 Oct – 6 Feb) Westbound lane closure from 10am to 3pm (8-11 Dec)

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

A30 Whiddon Down, nr Okehampton – Carriageway repairs

24hr westbound lane closure (3-7 Dec)

Westbound lane closure from 8pm to 6am (7-8 Dec)

A30 Alphington, Exeter – Drainage works

Eastbound lane closure from 7.30pm to 4am (7-8 Dec)

A30 Between Whiddon Down and Tongue End, nr Okehampton – Carriageway repairs

Westbound carriageway closure from 9pm to 6am. Diversion via South Zeal and Sticklepath. (7-8 Dec)

A38 Ashburton – Tree works

Eastbound lane closure from 7pm to 4am Mon to Fri (8-13 Dec)

A38 Buckfastleigh – Surveys

Westbound lane closure from 8.30pm to 3.30am (8-13 Dec)

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. (9 Dec) Westbound carriageway closure from 10pm to 6am. Diversion via A384 to Dartington and A385 to Marley Head (9-10 Dec) 24hr eastbound lane closure and 50mph speed limit (26 Nov – 2 March)

A30 Mitchell, nr Newquay – Tree works

Westbound lane closure from 9am to 4pm (8 Dec)

A30 Cannaframe, nr Launceston – Surveys

Eastbound lane closure from 9am to 4pm Mon to Fri. (8-15 Dec)

A30 Hayle Bypass – Tree works

Traffic signals from 7pm to 5am (8-13 Dec)

A30 Between Tolvaddon and Treswithian, nr Redruth – Tree works

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

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

Westbound carriageway closure from 8pm to 6am. Diversion via A389. (10-11 Dec) Eastbound carriageway closure from 8pm to 6am. Diversion via A389 through Bodmin (11-13 Dec)

A38 Stoketon Cross, nr Saltash – Signing work

Traffic signals between 7pm and 6am (8-13 Dec)

A38 Menheniot, nr Liskeard – Drainage works

Westbound lane closure from 7pm to 4am (8-13 Dec) Eastbound lane closure from 7.30pm to 4am Mon, Tues and Fri (8-13 Dec)

A38 Catchfrench, nr Liskead – Drainage work

Traffic signals from 11pm to 4am (11-12 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.

*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.

Published 8 December 2014