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Longlevens benefits from £150m investment


As part of the county council’s £150m investment in Gloucestershire’s roads; Cheltenham Road in Longlevens, Gloucester will be resurfaced overnight from Monday 8 July.


Cheltenham Road will be closed for eleven nights for essential resurfacing works from 8 July to 22 July. To help minimise disruption, the work will take place overnight between 7pm to 7am (excluding weekends).

A signed diversion route using roads which are suitable for all vehicles will be in place. Highways crews will complete vital resurfacing along a total of 7,422m² of road with a total of 1,078 tonnes of material.

Cllr Vernon Smith, cabinet member for highways, said: “We’re resurfacing the busy Cheltenham Road in Longlevens as part of our £150 million promise to upgrade the county’s highways. This road carries nearly 17,500 vehicles a day so we’re keeping disruption to a minimum by making the improvements at night time. I’d like to thank local residents and road users for their patience.”

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

Please be aware there will be changes to bus services while this work is carried out. Plan your journey by checking www.stagecoachbus.com or www.traveline.info.

Keep up to date with the scheme by following @GlosRoads on Twitter, or checking our resurfacing web page at www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/resurfacing.  

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