Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: weekly summary for Monday 11 April to Sunday 17 April 2016
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Summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.
The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 8 April 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 Stockbury Viaduct, junction 5, Sittingbourne, Kent: concrete repair
Work to improve journeys by maintaining the bridge will take place this week. Lane closures will be in place on the coastbound entry slip road overnight, between 8pm and 6am, and during the day between 9.30am and 3.00pm, from Monday 11 April for 5 days.
M23 junction 8 – 9 Gatwick: resurfacing
Work to improve journeys by resurfacing the carriageway will start this week. The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 4am, from Wednesday 13 April for 3 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A22 and the A264.
A20 Dover, Kent: junction improvement work
Work by the Port of Dover to improve journeys on the A20 continues this week. Lane closures will be in place with one lane remaining open in both directions between the Limekiln and York Street roundabouts 24/7 for the duration of the works. In addition, there will be no right turns from the A20 eastbound on to Union Street and from Union Street on to the A20. Clearly signed diversions will be in place.
It is anticipated that there will be increased road users along the A20 as a result of the end of the school holidays. Therefore, it is advisable to allow extra time for your journey and plan routes in advance to avoid heavy traffic or delays.
For more information on the project, visit the Port of Dover’s website.
A21 Hurst Green, East Sussex: carriageway resurfacing
Work to improve journeys on the A21 at Hurst Green will start this week. Convoys will be in place between the A229 and the Church overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 11 April for 2 nights.
A21 Tonbridge to Pembury, Kent: major improvement
Work to improve journeys on the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury continues this week. A 40mph speed limit will remain in place 24/7 between the Vauxhall interchange and the A228.
The coastbound entry slip road at the Vauxhall interchange will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 11 April for 5 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A26 and the A228.
The scheme is due to be completed in spring 2017.
For further information visit the scheme website.
A27 Offington Corner, West Sussex: carriageway resurfacing
Work to improve journeys by carrying out resurfacing will start this week. The westbound carriageway towards Grove Lodge and eastbound towards Clapham junction will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5am, from Monday 11 April for 5 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A27 and A24.
A27 Falmer Footbridge, East Sussex: bridge maintenance
Work to replace the ramp on the footbridge over the A27 at Falmer continues this week. Narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit remain in place on the westbound carriageway and the outside lane of the westbound exit slip road remains closed until the end of the scheme. Work is due to be complete in May 2016.
A27 Southwick Tunnel, West Sussex: routine maintenance
Work to maintain journeys by carrying out routine maintenance on the A27 at Southwick Tunnel will start this week. The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Friday 15 April for 2 consecutive nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A270 and the A293.
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