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22 September 2017
Highbury Grove/Knights Avenue Resurfacing

Proposed Temporary Road Closures - Highbury Grove, Knights Avenue, High Street (Service Road), The Close, The Slade, Cody Road, Bents Close, Duke Drive and Mount Pleasant Road, Clapham.

 

Bedford BC is intending to temporarily close the above roads to facilitate carriageway resurfacing work. Details are listed below.

The alternative routes for diverted traffic are as shown below and will be signed accordingly. The restrictions are to be in operation only when the necessary signs are erected on site. The Legal Order will be made to cover a four month period; however, it is anticipated that the closures will be in operation between 8.00am and 6.00pm on 13 weekdays from Monday 16th October 2017 to Wednesday 1st November 2017 inclusive - Specific dates will be advertised locally closer to the time.

Details:

Roads: Highbury Grove, Knights Avenue, High Street (Service Road), The Close, The Slade, Cody Road, Bents Close, Duke Drive and Mount Pleasant Road, Clapham.

Length Affected - Highbury Grove: Between High Street and Knights Avenue.

Length Affected - Knights Avenue: Between Highbury Grove and the north-westernmost junction of Duke Drive.

Lengths Affected - High Street (Service Road), The Close, The Slade and Cody Road (both junctions): From Highbury Grove for approximately 20 metres into each road.

Lengths Affected - Bents Close, Duke Drive (south-easternmost junction only), Mount Pleasant Road: From Knights Avenue for approximately 20 metres into each road.

Contact/Applicant: Andrew Tipple - Bedford Borough Council's Engineering Services - 01234 276802.

Reason: To facilitate carriageway resurfacing work.

Dates: The closures are anticipated to be in operation between 8.00am and 600pm on 13 weekdays from Monday 16th October 2017 to Wednesday 1st November 2017 inclusive - Specific dates will be advertised locally closer to the time - Where possible access will be maintained to property and premises but may be restricted from time to time according to local signing.

Alternative Routes - Highbury Grove/Knights Avenue/Mount Pleasant Road: Proceed in an easterly direction along High Street to Mount Pleasant Road. Turn right and continue to site, and vice versa.

Alternative Routes - High Street (Service Road): Proceed in an easterly direction along the Service Road to High Street. Turn right and follow the above alternative routes as appropriate.

There are no alternative routes available for The Close, The Slade, Cody Road, Bents Close or Duke Drive, Clapham.

Note 1: The one way prohibition on High Street (Service Road), Clapham, will be temporarily revoked for the duration of these temporary road closures in order to aid traffic management.

Note 2: Please also refer to the plan below.




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