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Vital resurfacing ahead for A429 Kemble

Published
30.08.2018

As part of Gloucestershire County Council’s £150m investment into the county’s roads, the busy A-road next to Cotswold Airport is being resurfaced from 13th September.

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The carriageway is in need of essential resurfacing work because it has reached the end of its life expectancy. The road will be closed from Thursday 13th September to Wednesday 19th September. To help keep disruption to a minimum, work will take place during 9:30am to 3:30pm (excluding weekends) and the road will still be open during peak times.

Your highways crews will be resurfacing over 2,521m² of road with approximately 300 tonnes of material.

Cllr Vernon Smith, cabinet member for highways and flood, said: “This scheme highlights our continued £150m investment into Gloucestershire’s roads. I’d like to reassure residents that we will keep disruption to a minimum and thank them for bearing with us.”

Cllr Shaun Parsons, county councillor for South Cerney division, said: “This is a busy and popular route for road users, so it is vital this resurfacing goes ahead. I would like to thank the local community in advance for their cooperation while the work is carried out.”

What’s the diversion route?

HGV’s – from the southern extent of the closure continue along the A429 to the roundabout leading to the M4. At the roundabout take the third exit towards the A350 Chippenham. Continue along the road towards the junction with the A420, then take the A420. Follow the A420 through Marshfield to the roundabout with the A46. At the roundabout take the third exit towards Pennsylvania. Continue on the A46 via Dunkirk and Nailsworth all the way to the roundabout with the A419 at Stroud. Take the A419 towards Cirencester. At the roundabout with the A429 take the road towards the closure point. The diversion is the same in reverse.

Light vehicles - from the southern extent of the closure continue along the A429 to the roundabout leading to the M4. At the roundabout take the third exit towards the A350 Chippenham. Continue along the road towards the junction with the A420, then take the A420. Follow the A420 through Marshfield to the roundabout with the A46. At the roundabout take the third exit towards Pennsylvania. Continue along the road and in Durkirk at the junction with the A433 turn right. Follow the road via Tetbury towards Cirencester. Before you reach Cirencester at the junction with the A429 turn right towards Malmesbury and continue to the closure point. The diversion is the same in reverse.

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