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Convoy resurfacing comes to Lydney


Highfield Road in Lydney will be partially closed for resurfacing from 1st – 11th August. A convoy safety car will be used to manage traffic as the works take place between 7:30am and 5:30pm.

The convoy car will drive in front of traffic to keep the speed down as it passes the road works. This allows the road to stay open and remain safe for engineers to work on site.


Highfield Road will be closed one lane at a time to make sure visitors still have access to the town and shops. There will also be gatemen at each end to make sure residents can have access while the road is being resurfaced.


Cllr Vernon Smith, cabinet member for highways, said, “Convoy cars are a useful way of keeping our crews safe and allowing the road to stay partially open.  Thank you to everyone for their patience during the works, which is an important part of the investments we are making in Forest roads.


Cllr Alan Preest, (Con) local county councillor for Lydney, said, “This is the main road through the town centre, and needs to be in top condition. We appreciate this work may cause disruption to locals, however it will be worth it in the long run.”


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