Road closed for 18 days from Monday

Road closed for 18 days from Monday

A major route from south Telford through to Dawley and Telford Town Centre is going to be completely reconstructed during an 18 day roadworks programme.

The work will take place between Monday August 7 and Friday August 25 on Castlefields Way from Castlefields Roundabout to just past Southall Road.

It will be completed in sections so that access is retained to all residents and businesses.

A full diversion will be in place around the site through Southall Road – Brookside Avenue – Holmer Farm Road – A442 – A4168 to Castlefields Roundabout and vice versa.

Test have revealed that there are issues with the sub structure of the road, cracking on the surface as well as some subsidence.so a full reconstruction is needed to improve ride quality and drainage.

Telford & Wrekin Council has done a letter drop to 1,300 residents to forewarn them of the works. There is also electric VMS signs on site to advise motorists and further details can be found here.

Dom Proud, Telford & Wrekin Council’s Service Delivery Manager for Highways, said: “This is essential maintenance that has been deliberately scheduled during the school summer holidays when roads are quieter. “However, we do realise it will cause some disruption so we’d like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience.”

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