Latest updates from Shurdington Road Resurfacing Works

Keep up to date with road closure information during this autumn resurfacing scheme.

Great news! We are now 7 nights into the scheme and on track with the original programme. So far we have laid 1000 linear metres of new road (from the Cheltenham approach) which amounts to 810 tonnes of asphalt!

Shurdington Road resurfacing

Part of the Shurdington Road in Cheltenham has reached the end of its life expectancy and needs resurfacing. We will be resurfacing from the junction with Up Hatherley Way and the junction with A417.

This is a major A road linking Cheltenham through Shurdington and coming out in Brockworth. It is in need of repair, however there are several businesses, lots of residents, and a primary school along the 3.8km stretch. So to minimise disruption we will be working at night.

This is a large structural maintenance scheme with 3570 tonnes of material will be used to cover 30345 square metres of road

When will the road be closed?

The road will be closed overnight 1900 - 0700 daily excluding weekends starting 11 September. The work will be complete by 4 October. We plan to start at the Cheltenham end of the road and continue towards the A417 over the course of the works.

To help the thousands of regular users and commuters who use this route daily we will be updating this webpage with closure information. There are up to date timings available here.

You can also see more current information about roads on Twitter @glosroads or Facebook GlosRoads

Please see the map below for an overall plan of the work however timescales are subject to change.

What’s the diversion route (suitable for HGVs)?

On the approach from Cheltenham (north east of the scheme), diversion will be signed via the A40 (Cheltenham-Staverton-Elmbridge Court), A417 and back onto the A46.

From the Gloucester side (south-west) the diversion will be the same in reverse.

Plan of how the work will take place

Before photos:

Works In Progress

Picture of night working in progress on 13th Septemberpicture 2 taking up existing road surface 11th september

picture 3 lorries taking road planings to tip

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