Press release

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 10 August to Sunday 16 August 2015

Planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 7 August 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.

M2 junctions 4 Gillingham to 6 Faversham, Kent: joint and bearing replacement

Work to maintain journeys by undertaking bridge joint and bearing replacement on the M2 between junctions 4 (Gillingham) and 6 (Faversham) will continue this week. Mount Lane and Bottom Pond Road will be closed underneath the motorway 24/7 until October. Clearly signed diversions will be in place for these local roads.

A21 Hurst Green, East Sussex: carriageway resurfacing and safety improvement

Work to improve safety for road users by carrying out resurfacing and reducing the speed limit will start this week. The A21 will be closed in both directions between Johns Cross and Hastings, overnight, between 9pm and 5am, from Monday 10 August (Monday to Friday only). A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A2100 with access maintained for residents. Work is due to be complete in September.

A21 Tonbridge to Pembury, Kent: major improvement work

Work to improve journeys on the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury will continue this week and is due to be complete in spring 2017. Temporary two-way traffic lights will be in place between Vauxhall and Longfield overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 10 August for 5 nights.

For further information visit the scheme page.

A27 Arundel, West Sussex: drainage investigation

Work to maintain road user safety by carrying out drainage investigation work at Arundel will continue this week. Temporary traffic lights will be in place between Ford roundabout and Fontwell roundabout overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 10 August for 3 nights.

A27 Kingsham, West Sussex: new footbridge construction

Work to improve safety by installing a footbridge at Kingsham on the A27 near Chichester will continue this week. Lane closures will be in place in both directions overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 10 August for 5 nights.

In addition, temporary pedestrian traffic lights will be in place on Hunston Road across the A27, east of Whyke roundabout and across Whyke Road in both directions. A temporary 30mph speed limit will be in place between the Bognor roundabout and the Stockbridge roundabout during the same period. Work is due to be complete in August.

A27 Southwick Tunnel, West Sussex: routine maintenance

Work to maintain journeys by carrying out tunnel maintenance will start this week. Both carriageways will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Friday 7 August for 2 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A270 and A293.

General enquiries

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

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Published 7 August 2015